STADA

Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board

STADA's Supervisory Board appoints the members of the Executive Board. Furthermore, the Supervisory Board monitors and advises the Executive Board in the running of its business operations. Through a regular dialogue with the Executive Board, the Supervisory Board is informed of the business development, strategy and company planning. It agrees the company planning and approves the annual report of STADA Arzneimittel AG and the consolidated financial statements of the STADA Group.

 

Dr. Günter von Au (Chairman)

Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Günter von Au

Name

Dr. Günter von Au

Profession    

Vice president of the board of Clariant AG, Switzerland

Place of residence

Munich

Year of birth

1951

Nationality

German

Initial appointment

2017

Current term Until General Meeting 2018
Committees

Chairman´s Committee (Chairman), Ad-hoc-DPLA Committee (Chairman), Nomintion Committee (Chairman), Compliance Committee (Chairman)

Education & qualification

1970 - 1973
Studies of textile and synthetic chemistry (Graduate Engineer), Technical College Reutlingen
1973 - 1980
Studies of chemistry (Graduate Engineer and Doctorate), University of Tübingen

 

Professional Career

2004 - 2012

Chief Executive Officer, Süd-Chemie AG, Munich

2001 - 2004

Chief Executive Officer, Süd-Chemie Inc., USA

1981 - 2001 Head of the devision polymers, specialty chemistry and biochemistry at Wacker Chemie AG (1995 - 2001), beforehand various positions in the Wacker Group (1981 - 1995)

Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises

Chairman of the supervisory board of Ceramtec Holding GmbH, Plochingen

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Synlab International GmbH, Munich

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Clariant AG, Switzerland

Member of the Supervisory Board of Bayernwerk AG, Regensburg 

Member of the Advisory Board of Röchling GmbH, Mannheim

    Jens Steegers* (Deputy Chairman)

    Curriculum Vita: Jens Steegers

    Name

    Jens Steegers

    Profession   

    Independent Works Council representative (Chairman) of STADA Arzneimittel AG

    Place of residence

    Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    Year of birth

    1980

    Nationality

    German

    Initial appointment

    2014

    Committees

    Audit Committee

    Education & qualification

    2001 - 2006 University of Applied Sciences Niederrhein, University degree: Diplom-Ingenieur (FH), chemical engineering
    2008 - 2011 FOM Hochschule für Ökonomie und Management, University degree: MBA

     

    Professional Career

    since 2014

    STADA Arzneimittel AG, Independent Works Council representative (Chairman)

    2006 - 2014

    STADA Arzneimittel AG, Engineer pharmaceutical development/ chemical analysis

     

    Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises

    none

     

      Dr. Eric Cornut

      Curriculum Vitae : Dr. Eric Cornut

      Name

      Dr. Eric Cornut

      Profession

      Independent Consultant
      Place of residence

      Binningen, Switzerland

      Year of birth

      1957

      Nationality

      Swiss

      Initial appointment

      2016

      Current term

      Until General Meeting 2018

      Committees

      Ad-hoc-DPLA Committee, Compliance Committee

      Education & qualification

      1984

      University of Basel, Switzerland / Doctorate (Dr. iur), Law

      1987 University of California-Berkeley, USA / Master Law

      Professional Career

      since 2016

      Member of the Supervisory Board at STADA Arzneimittel AG

      2014 - 2016

      Chief Ethics, Compliance and Policy Officer

      2012 - 2014

      Chief Commercial Officer, Novartis Pharma AG

      2007 - 2012

      Head of Pharma, Europe, Novartis Pharma AG

      2000 - 2007

      Président, Novartis France SA

      1997 - 1999

      Managing Director, Novartis Pharma B.V.

      1996 - 1997

      Head of International Operations Integration, Novartis Pharma AG

      1993 - 1996

      Assistant to the Head of the Pharma Division, CIBA-Geigy AG (today part of Novartis following merger with Sandoz in 1996)

      1989 1993

      Various leadership positions in the legal department

      Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises

      Member of the Consiglio d’amministrazione of Menarini A. Menarini Industry Farmaceutiche
      Riunite Srl
      Member of the Administrative Council of Helsinn Healthcare AG

      Halil Duru*

      Curriculum Vitae: Halil Duru

      Name

      Halil Duru

      Profession       

      Independent Works Council representative (Deputy Chairman) STADA Arzneimittel AG

      Place of residence

      Frankfurt am Main, Germany

      Year of birth

      1960

      Nationality

      Turkish

      Initial appointment

      2014

      Committees

      Chairman´s Committee

      Education & qualification

      1977 - 1981
      Apprenticeship in retail
      1981 - 1983
      Turkish Army

       

      Professional Career

      since 2014

      Independent Works Council representative (Deputy Chairman) of STADA Arzneimittel AG

      1997 - 2014

      Employee Logistic STADA Arzneimittel AG

      1993 - 1997

      Employee Production STADA Arzneimittel AG

      1983 - 1993

      Entrepreneur in grocery retail (in Turkey)


      Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises
      none

        Jan-Nicolas Garbe

        Curriculum Vitae: Jan-Nicolas Garbe

        Name

        Jan-Nicolas Garbe

        Profession      

        Investment Manager at Cinven GmbH, Frankfurt am Main

        Place of residence

        Frankfurt am Main

        Year of birth

        1981

        Nationality

        German

        Initial appointment

        2017

        Current term
        Until General Meeting 2018
        Committees

        Audit Committee

        Education & qualification

        2001 - 2007

        Studies of business engineering (Graduate Business Engineer), Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, University Hamburg and HAW Hamburg

        2007 - 2009

        Studies of Business Economics (Master of Arts), Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

        Professional Career

        seit 2011

        Principal at Cinven GmbH, Frankfurt am Main

        2010 - 2011

        Associate at The Boston Consulting Group, Hamburg

        Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises
        none

        Benjamin Kunstler

        Curriculum Vitae: Benjamin Kunstler

        NameBenjamin Kunstler
        Profession
        Managing Director at Bain Capital Europe LLP, London
        Place of residence      
        London
        Year of birth1979
        Nationality French
        Initial appointment2017
        Current term  
        Until General Meeting 2018
        CommitteesAudit Committee

         

        Education & qualification

        1999 - 2002  Master of Science, École Centrale Paris
        2006 - 2008 Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

         

        Professional Career

        since 2008Member of the European Private Equity Team at Bain Capital Europe LLP, London
        2003 - 2006    Consultant at Bain & Company, Paris and Boston


        Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises
        none

         

         

        Dr. Ute Pantke*

        Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Ute Pantke

        Name

        Dr. Ute Pantke

        Profession     

        Director Internal Communications & Brand Architecture, STADA Arzneimittel AG

        Place of residence

        Wettenberg, Germany

        Year of birth

        1957

        Nationality

        German

        Initial appointment

        2014

        Committees

        Ad-hoc-DPLA Committee

        Education & qualification

        1976 - 1982
        Studies of biology, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
        1988
        Doctorate and title Dr. rer. nat.

         

        Professional Career

        since 2017

        Director Special Brands Projects, STADA Arzneimittel AG

        2014 - 2016

        Director Interne Kommunikation, STADA Arzneimittel AG

        2011 - 2014

        Management Internal Communications, STADA Arzneimittel AG

        2009 - 2011

        Medical Science Marketing / Trademarketing, STADA GmbH

        2007 - 2008

        Marketing Manager cellpharm, STADA Arzneimittel AG

        2004 - 2007

        Marketing Manager Medical GmbH, STADA Arzneimittel AG

        2003 - 2004

        Manager Strategy and CEO Support, STADA Arzneimittel AG

        1992 - 2002

        Self employed in private practice of human genetics

        1988 - 1992

        Management of the molecular department, Institute of Human Genetics, Gießen

        Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises
        none

          Bruno Schick

          Curriculum Vitae: Bruno Schick

          Name    Bruno Schick
          Profession    Managing Director at Cinven GmbH
          Place of residence
          Frankfurt am Main
          Year of birth
          1971
          Nationality
          German
          Initial appointment2017
          Current term   Until General Meeting 2018
          CommitteesChairman´s Committee, Nomination Committee, Compliance Committee


          Education & qualification

          1991 - 1993            Studies of macroeconomics and economics, University of Tübingen

          1993 - 1996      Studies of European Masters in Management, Business Graduate, Diplôme de Grande Ecolé at ESCP/EAP-European School of Management


          Professional Career

          Since 2003    
          Cinven GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, since 2006 Managing Director
          1999 - 2003    Chief Executive Officer, Surplex AG, Düsseldorf
          1996 - 1999    Financial Analyst and Associate at Goldman Sachs, Frankfurt am Main


          Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises
          none

           

           

          Dr. Michael Siefke

          Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Michael Siefke

          Name
          Dr. Michael Siefke
          Profession
          Managing Director at Bain Capital Private Equity Beteiligungsberatung GmbH, Munich
          Place of residence
          Gräfelfing
          Year of birth
          1967
          NationalityGerman
          Initial appointment
          2017
          Current term  
          Until the end of the Annual General Meeting 2018
          Committees

          Audit Committee (Chairman), Chairman´s Committee, Nomination Committee, Compliance Committee

           

          Education & qualification

          1989 - 1994                   Studies of economics (with specialization in finance and accounting / auditing), Westfälische Wilhelmsuniversität Münster
          1994 - 1997    Doctorate and teaching activities in the area of international accounting. Co-author of educational textbooks and accounting comments on IFRS

           

          Professional Career

          2012 - 2017

          Member of the supervisory board of Bravida AB

          Since 2006

          Member of the supervisory board of IMCD N.V.

          Since 2006

          Managing Director at Bain Capital Private Equity Beteiligungsberatung GmbH, Munich

          2002 - 2005   

          Private Equity Manager at Bain Capital Private Equity Beteiligungsberatung GmbH, Munich

          1998 - 2001   

          Private Equity Manager at The Carlyle Group, Munich


          Memberships in supervisory boards that are to be constituted by law or in comparable German and foreign boards with controlling authority of commercial enterprises

          since 2013    Chairman of the supervisory board ati FTE Automotive GmbH
          since 2015
          Chairman of the advisory board of Wittur Holding GmbH
          since 2017
          Member of the advisory board of Pacific (BC) TopCo Limited (Holding of MSX International)



           

           

          Committees of the Supervisory Board

          The Supervisory Board implemented the following committees:

          Audit Committee

          Members:

          • Dr. Michael Siefke (Chairman)
          • Benjamin Kunstler
          • Jan-Nicolas Garbe
          • Jens Steegers*

          Chairman's Committee

          Members:

          • Dr. von Au (Chairman)
          • Bruno Schick
          • Dr. Michael Siefke
          • Halil Duru*

          Ad-hoc-DPLA Committee

          Members:

          • Dr. von Au (Chairman)
          • Dr. Eric Cornut
          • Dr. Ute Pantke*

          Nomination Committee

          Members:

          • Dr. von Au (Chairman / Vorsitzender)
          • Bruno Schick
          • Dr. Michael Siefke

          Compliance Committee

          Members:

          • Dr. von Au (Chairman)
          • Dr. Eric Cornut
          • Bruno Schick
          • Dr. Michael Siefke



          Details on the remuneration of the members of the Supervisory Board can be found in the Remuneration Report in the Corporate Governance section under “Supervisory Board remuneration”.


          * Employee representative
          The members of the Supervisory Board can be reached at the business address of STADA Arzneimittel AG.

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