Corporate Governance at FORVIA HELLA

We see compliance as the foundation for successful and good corporate governance. It supports reliable and respectful relations with all stakeholders and is thus the basis for enduring and trusting cooperation. The Management Board, the Shareholder Committee and the Supervisory Board are committed to responsible management and supervision of the company in line with the principles of good corporate governance. These fundamentals are a prerequisite for sustained corporate success and a core guideline for our conduct in day-to-day management.

Management Board

Bernard Schäferbarthold
Chief Executive Officer

CEO of FORVIA HELLA since 1 January 2024. Many years of experience in the automotive industry. Previously Chief Financial Officer at HELLA, CFO at Nordex SE as well as auditor and tax consultant for the auditing and tax advisory firm Warth & Klein.

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Yves Andres
Lighting

Member of the FORVIA HELLA Management Board since 15 April 2022 and therein responsible for the Business Group Lighting. Previously at Faurecia (since 2007) in various management positions in the areas of finance, production, sales, program management, most recently responsible for the Business Group Clean Mobility.

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Stefan van Dalen
Lifecycle Solutions

With HELLA since 2016. As of 1 April 2023 Member of FORVIA HELLA Management Board and therein responsible for the Business Group Lifecycle Solutions. Previously, he was leading our international spare parts and workshop business. Before HELLA, he held various management positions in supply chain management at Robert Bosch.

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Stefanie Rheker
Human Resources

Member of the HELLA Management Board since 1 March 2024 and responsible for global HR management. Many years of experience and leadership qualities in HR, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer at Avarto.

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Philippe Vienney
Chief Financial Officer

Member of the HELLA Management Board as Chief Financial Officer since 1 March 2024. Has held various management positions in Finance & Controlling within the FORVIA Group for 25 years, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of the Clean Mobility Business Group.

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Jörg Weisgerber
Electronics

With HELLA since 2016. As of 1 April 2023 Member of FORVIA HELLA Management Board and therein responsible the Business Group Electronics. Previously, he was responsible for the electronics business in North and South America. Before HELLA, he held various management positions at IEE S.A., an international sensor specialist.

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Bernard Schäferbarthold
Chief Executive Officer

CEO of FORVIA HELLA since 1 January 2024. Many years of experience in the automotive industry. Previously Chief Financial Officer at HELLA, CFO at Nordex SE as well as auditor and tax consultant for the auditing and tax advisory firm Warth & Klein.

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Yves Andres
Lighting

Member of the FORVIA HELLA Management Board since 15 April 2022 and therein responsible for the Business Group Lighting. Previously at Faurecia (since 2007) in various management positions in the areas of finance, production, sales, program management, most recently responsible for the Business Group Clean Mobility.

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Stefan van Dalen
Lifecycle Solutions

With HELLA since 2016. As of 1 April 2023 Member of FORVIA HELLA Management Board and therein responsible for the Business Group Lifecycle Solutions. Previously, he was leading our international spare parts and workshop business. Before HELLA, he held various management positions in supply chain management at Robert Bosch.

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Stefanie Rheker
Human Resources

Member of the HELLA Management Board since 1 March 2024 and responsible for global HR management. Many years of experience and leadership qualities in HR, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer at Avarto.

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Philippe Vienney
Chief Financial Officer

Member of the HELLA Management Board as Chief Financial Officer since 1 March 2024. Has held various management positions in Finance & Controlling within the FORVIA Group for 25 years, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of the Clean Mobility Business Group.

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Jörg Weisgerber
Electronics

With HELLA since 2016. As of 1 April 2023 Member of FORVIA HELLA Management Board and therein responsible the Business Group Electronics. Previously, he was responsible for the electronics business in North and South America. Before HELLA, he held various management positions at IEE S.A., an international sensor specialist.

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Shareholder Committee

The Shareholder Committee is the decisive controlling body of the HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, which together with the Supervisory Board advises the management and decides on measures requiring approval. This double-controlling structure ensures the compliance with a good corporate governance. The members of the Shareholder Committee are appointed by the Annual General Meeting. The Shareholder Committee currently consists of four representatives of the majority shareholder FORVIA and of three external members.

Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Ziebart (Chairman)
  • Studies in mechanical engineering and material science
  • 1977 - 2000 Various positions at BMW AG, most recently member of the Executive Board for the divisions research, development and purchasing
  • 2000 - 2004 Member of the Executive Board of Continental AG, from 2001 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Systems
  • 2004 - 2008 Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies AG
  • 2013 - 2016 Director of Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. for Group Engineering (until 2015) and Technical Design (from 2015)
  • Since 2022 Member and Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Nordex SE (Chairman)
  • Webasto SE (Deputy Chairman)

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Patrick Koller (Vice Chairman)
  • Studies in engineering
  • 1987 - 1999 Various positions in engineering and business development at CLECIM, VDO, and Hella
  • 1994 - 2000 Various General Management positions within Valeo, ultimately as Managing Director of Engine Cooling Europe Division
  • 2000 - 2006 Various positions at Rhodia, ultimately as Executive Vice President Industrial Operations
  • 2006 - 2015 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group
  • 2015 - 2016 Chief Operating Officer at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2016 Chief Executive Officer at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member and deputy Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Legrand SA (Member of the Conseil d’administration)
  • Faurecia SE (Member of the Conseil d’administration)

Other main occupations:

  • Member of the Conseil d’administration of the Fondation du College de France
Judith Buss
  • Apprenticeship as bank clerk (Bankkauffrau) and studies in business administration (Diplom-Kauffrau)
  • 1995 - 1998 Project Manager Equity Capital Markets / IPOs, Westdeutsche Landesbank
  • 1998 - 2000 Project Manager Corporate Finance VEBA AG
  • 2000 - 2007 Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions E.ON SE
  • 2007 - 2016 CFO and member of the Executive Board of the global E.ON Exploration & Production group; commercial Managing Director/CFO at various international subsidiaries of E.ON Group in Essen, Stavanger/Norway and London/UK
  • 2016 - 2017 Head of Financial Governance Preussen Elektra AG at E.ON SE
  • 2017 - 2019 CFO and member of the Executive Board of the global E.ON Climate & Renewables group; commercial Managing Director of E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH
  • Since 2020 Independent consultant, member on the Supervisory Boards of various Energy companies
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and Chairwoman of its Audit Committee

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Uniper SE

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Ignitis Group AB, Lithuania
Jean-Pierre Sounillac
  • Studies in law, political sciences and human resources
  • 1989 - 2001 Various positions as HR Director at Groupe Chargeurs, Schlumberger and Valeo
  • 2001 - 2003 Vice President Human Resources at Faurecia Exhaust Systems Business Group
  • 2003 - 2004 Vice President Human Resources at Faurecia Components Business Group
  • Since 2004 Executive Vice President Human Resources at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Olivier Durand
  • 1993 Diploma from HEC Graduate School of Management, Paris, France
  • Studies in finance and business administration
  • 1993 - 1994 Controller for Asia-Pacific region at the Adecco Group
  • 1994 - 1997 Financial Analyst China at Schneider Electric
  • 1997 - 2016 Various positions in controlling and finance at Alcatel-Lucent, including Chief Financial Officer China (2004 - 2008), Group Controller (2008 - 2016) and Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer (2016 - 2017)
  • 2017 - 2021 Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2021 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Clarion Electronics Business Group
  • Since 2022 Executive Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Faurecia USA Holdings, Inc. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia (China) Holding Co. Ltd. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia Japan K.K. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia Clarion Electronics Co., Ltd. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia RE SA (Chairman of the Board of Directors)
Andreas Renschler
  • Studies in industrial engineering and business administration
  • 1988 - 2014 Various Positions at Daimler AG, 2004 - 2014 member of the Executive Board (responsible for the divisions Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses)
  • 2015 - 2020 Member of the Executive Board of Volkswagen AG, responsible for the division Commercial Vehicles, Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of MAN SE, MAN Energy Solutions and Scania AB
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2022 Member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Deutsche Messe AG

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Christophe Schmitt
  • Studies in economics and commercial management
  • 1991 - 1998 Various positions at Sommer-Allibert in the areas of plant management and general management
  • 1998 - 2003 Industrial Director at Faurecia Interior Systems Business Group
  • 2003 - 2006 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Components Business Group
  • 2006 - 2013 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Interior Systems Business Group
  • 2013 - 2019 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Clean Mobility Business Group
  • Since 2019 Executive Vice President Group Operations at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA (until September 30, 2022)

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Clarion Corporation of America (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia USA Holdings, Inc. (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia Mexico Holdings, LLC (Member of the Board of Directors)
Jill Greene
  • Studies in political science, Asian studies and law (Juris Doctorate)
  • 1996 - 2005 Various (non-legal) positions in purchasing and public relations in the telecoms industry (MCI Telecommunications and Qwest Communications)
  • 2005 - 2009 Private Practice Associate Attorney at Baker Botts, LLC and Moye White, LLC in the areas of Corporate Transactions, M&A and Public Company Securities
  • 2009 - 2011 Senior Counsel at Waste Management/S4 Energy Solutions
  • 2011 - 2012 Associate General Counsel, Securities & Transactions at Eagle Rock Energy, LLC
  • 2012 - 2016 Senior Associate General Counsel, Securities & Transactions, Assistant Corporate Secretary at Transocean, Inc. and Corporate Secretary at Transocean Partners, LLC
  • 2016 - 2020 Regional General Counsel North America of Faurecia USA Holdings, Inc.
  • 2020 - 2023 Global Legal Regions General Counsel of FORVIA SE
  • Since 2023 Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of FORVIA SE

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board currently consists of 16 members. As a controlling body, the Supervisory Board has rights of access and information. Furthermore, the Supervisory Board assigns the annual auditor elected by the Annual General Meeting. Together with the Shareholder Committee, the Supervisory Board advises and supervises the management.

Andreas Renschler (Chairman)
  • Studies in industrial engineering and business administration
  • 1988 - 2014 Various Positions at Daimler AG, 2004 - 2014 member of the Executive Board (responsible for the divisions Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses)
  • 2015 - 2020 Member of the Executive Board of Volkswagen AG, responsible for the division Commercial Vehicles, Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of MAN SE, MAN Energy Solutions and Scania AB
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2022 Member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Deutsche Messe AG

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Britta Peter ( Deputy Chairwoman)
  • Apprenticeship as materials tester
  • 1991 - 2002 Technical customer consultant at Hoesch Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • 2002 - 2016 Political Secretary, IG Metall
  • 2016 - 2017 Second General Manager of IG Metall Hamm-Lippstadt, also Cashier since 2017
  • Since 2018 First General Manager and Cashier of IG Metall Hamm-Lippstadt
  • Since 2019 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA; since 2022 Deputy Chairwoman

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Tatjana Bengsch
  • Studies in law
  • 2011 - 2013 Various positions as a Law clerk, among others at Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Beijing, China
  • 2013 - 2014 Legal Advisor and Consultant at Sino-German legal cooperation program of Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Beijing, China
  • 2015 - 2017 Legal Counsel at DKV Mobility Services
  • 2017 - 2020 Legal Counsel at Faurecia
  • Since 2020 Head of Legal, North Europe at Faurecia
  • Since 2020 Member of the Supervisory Board of Faurecia Automotive GmbH
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Hug Engineering AG (Member of the Board of Directors)
Judith Buss
  • Apprenticeship as bank clerk (Bankkauffrau) and studies in business administration (Diplom-Kauffrau)
  • 1995 - 1998 Project Manager Equity Capital Markets / IPOs, Westdeutsche Landesbank
  • 1998 - 2000 Project Manager Corporate Finance VEBA AG
  • 2000 - 2007 Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions E.ON SE
  • 2007 - 2016 CFO and member of the Executive Board of the global E.ON Exploration & Production group; commercial Managing Director/CFO at various international subsidiaries of E.ON Group in Essen, Stavanger/Norway and London/UK
  • 2016 - 2017 Head of Financial Governance Preussen Elektra AG at E.ON SE
  • 2017 - 2019 CFO and member of the Executive Board of the global E.ON Climate & Renewables group; commercial Managing Director of E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH
  • Since 2020 Independent consultant, member on the Supervisory Boards of various Energy companies
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and Chairwoman of its Audit Committee

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Uniper SE

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Ignitis Group AB, Lithuania
Paul Hellmann
  • Apprenticeship as production mechanic
  • 2003 - 2014 Quality product auditor at HELLA in Lippstadt, Germany
  • Member of the workers council since 2006, released as of 2014
  • Member of the Economic Committee since 2014
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA since 2019

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Gabriele Herzog
  • Studies in economics (European Business)
  • 1988 - 2002 Various positions in controlling and accounting at Bahlsen, ultimately as Director Operations Controlling
  • 2002 - 2012 Various director positions within controlling and finance positions at Faurecia Automotive Seating, ultimately as Director Controlling North Europe Seating Division
  • 2012 - 2017 Vice President Finance of Faurecia Automotive Exteriors Business Group
  • 2017 - 2022 Chief Financial Officer Europa of Faurecia Group
  • 2020 - 2022 Deputy Vice President Global Business Services of Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2022 Chief Integration Officer of Faurecia Group

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • Faurecia Midlands Limited (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia Automotive Belgium (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Faurecia SAI Automotive Washington (Member of the Board of Directors)
Susanna Hülsbömer
  • Commercial education
  • 1984 - 1996, assembly worker and MAFES, and working hours office at HELLA
  • Since 2006, chairwoman of the HELLA works council at the Hamm location, works council member since 1994
  • Since 2009, member of the HELLA supervisory board
  • Since 2014, member of HELLA company works council

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Rupertus Kneiser
  • 1979 - 1984 Development Engineer for automotive hardware and software at Robert Bosch GmbH
  • 1984 - 1995 Various positions at ANT Telecom, ultimately as Head of Management Development
  • 1996 - 2000 Director Management Development at Bosch Telecom
  • 2000 - 2003 Vice President Human Resources at Marconi Communications
  • 2003 - 2008 Various positions in human resources at Wincanton, ultimately as Director Group Organisation Development
  • 2008 - 2019 Various positions in human resources at Faurecia, ultimately as Vice President Human Resources Group Projects, afterwards independent management consultant
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Oliver Lax
  • 1990 - 1994, training as an industrial mechanic with specialization in automation technology at HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA; 1998 graduation as state-certified technician with specialization in mechanical engineering
  • Since 1994 various positions at HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, e.g. in assembly, in machine maintenance or in the central laboratories area for Electronics
  • Since 31.12.2013 member of the workers council of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, released from duties since 2014
  • Since 2018 Chairman of the General Workers Council
  • 2018 - 2022 Deputy Chairman of the Workers Council
  • Since 2022 Member of the Economic Committee
  • Since 2022 Chairman of the Works Council
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & CO. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Andreas Marti
  • Studies in Economics and Organizational Sciences (Diplom-Kaufmann)
  • 1983 - 1994 Officer / Commander in the German Armed Forces
  • 1994 - 2002 Various general management positions at Esso
  • 2002 - 2007 Head of Human Resources, Law and Communication at Total ("Mitteldeutsche" oil refinery)
  • 2008 - 2010 Human Resources Manager at ROCHE Diagnostics
  • 2010 - 2015 Managing Director and Human Resources Director at Peugeot Citroen Germany (today, Stellantis)
  • Since 2015 Group Country Human Resources Director Germany, Netherlands and Austria at Faurecia and General Manager Faurecia Automotive GmbH
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Thorsten Muschal
  • Studies in economics
  • 1992 - 2004 Various positions in Controlling, Operations and Sales at Faurecia Group
  • 2006 - 2011 Vice President North Europe Seating Division at Faurecia Group
  • 2011 - 2014 President Automotive Seating North America at Faurecia Group
  • 2014 - 2017 Senior Vice President Group Customer Strategy & Programs at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2017 Executive Vice President Sales & Program Management of Faurecia Group
  • Since 2020 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Faurecia Automotive GmbH
  • Since 2020 President of CLEPA (European Association of Automotive Suppliers)
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

 

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • Faurecia Automotive GmbH (Chairman)

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Christian van Remmen
  • 2007 First state law examination at the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster with focus on labour law and industrial property protection
  • 2009 Second state law examination, Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
  • 2010 - 2015 Lawyer at DGB Rechtsschutz GmbH with specialization in labour law, social law and administrative law
  • 2015 - 2016 Team leader at DGB Rechtsschutz GmbH • 2017 - 2019 Lawyer at ver.di with a focus on collective labour law
  • Since 2019 District lawyer at IG Metall North Rhine-Westphalia with a focus on, e.g., the legal support of collective bargaining agreements of IG Metall NRW, in particular in the metal and electrical industry as well as the iron and steel industry, collective bargaining law as well as in the areas of reorganisation and location protection, company restructuring and company pension schemes
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Christoph Rudiger
  • Apprenticeship as carpenter
  • Chairman and deputy chairman of the Group Works Council since 2006
  • Member of the Works Council of HELLA Innenleuchten-Systeme since 2012
  • Member of the HELLA Supervisory Board since 2018

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Franz-Josef Schütte
  • Technical apprenticeship at HELLA
  • 1981-2010 Employee in the quality management department
  • Since 2010 Chairman of the Works Council of HELLA Distribution GmbH
  • Member of the Group Works Council since 2011
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA since 2019

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Kirsten Schütz
  • Studies in business administration and law, EMBA International HR management
  • 2006 - 2015 in Human Resources at Airbus Operations, i.a. as manager labour law, manager labour relations and data protection officer, ultimately as Head of HR business partners and Head of Human Resources Stade site
  • 2015 - 2016 Sabbatical
  • Since 2016 Independent Lawyer
  • 2016 - 2021 in Human Resources at Faurecia Interior Systems, i.a. as Plant Human Resources Manager, ultimately as Director Human Resources for Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Since 2021 Vice President Head of Human Resources Germany at Siemens Energy
  • Since 2022 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None
Anke Sommermeyer
  • Studies in economics
  • Since 2003 Various positions within the HELLA Group, at first as market research specialist
  • 2006 – 2017 Associate HELLA Corporate Strategy & Planning, from 2010 in vice president position
  • Since 2017 Senior project manager at HELLA CEO Office, with focus on Corporate Governance and special projects
  • Since 2022 Vice president HELLA Corporate Sustainability Office
  • Since 2023 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards:

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:

  • None

Documents

In this section you will find futher Corporate Governance documents of legal relevance.

 

Declaration of conformity

Management Board, Shareholder Committee and Supervisory Board of FORVIA HELLA acclaim the German Corporate Governance Codex and approve the recommendations and encouragements of the codex. The well-defined target of the executive committees is to foster the confidence of investors, clients, employees and the public in the management and the supervisory of FORVIA HELLA.

Enclosed you can review the Declaration of Conformity of Management Board, Shareholder Committee and Supervisory Board of FORVIA HELLA in accordance with § 161 of the Stock Corporation Act on the German Corporate Governance Codex. The declaration can be found here:

Articles of association of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

Here you can download the articles of association of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA as of 8 September 2022 (in German).

Remuneration

Information on the remuneration of the members of the Management Board, the members of the Shareholder Committee and the members of the Supervisory Board can be found in the remuneration report for the respective fiscal year. This will be submitted to the Annual General Meeting for approval together with the auditor's report in accordance with § 162 AktG and then made publicly available here. The underlying remuneration systems and resolutions, together with the respective voting results, are also made publicly available here

Remuneration reports with auditor's report pursuant to section 162 AktG

Remuneration Report for HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA for the short fiscal year 2022
Remuneration report of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA for fiscal year 2021/2022

Remuneration system for the members of the Management Board

AGM 2023 - Remuneration system for members of the Management Board
AGM 2023 - Voting result on the remuneration system for members of the Management Board

AGM 2022 - Remuneration system for the members of the Management Board
AGM 2022 - Voting result on the remuneration system for the members of the Management Board

AGM 2021 - Remuneration system for the members of the Management Board
AGM 2021 - Voting result on the remuneration system for the members of the Management Board

Remuneration for members of the Shareholder Committee

AGM 2023 - Remuneration for members of the Shareholder Committee
AGM 2023 - Voting result on remuneration for members of the Shareholder Committee

AGM 2019 - Remuneration for the members of the Shareholder Committee
AGM 2019 - Voting result on the remuneration of the members of the Shareholder Committee

Remuneration for the members of the Supervisory Board

AGM 2022 - Remuneration for the members of the Supervisory Board
AGM 2022 - Voting result on the remuneration of the members of the Supervisory Board

AGM 2019 - Remuneration for the members of the Supervisory Board
AGM 2019 - Voting result on the remuneration of the members of the Supervisory Board