Shareholder Committee
 
Shareholder Committee

Shareholder Committee

The Shareholder Committee, which consists of five family shareholders and three external members, 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.

Chairman of the Shareholder Committee is Carl-Peter Forster.

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Carl-Peter Forster

  • Studies in economics and aeronautical engineering
  • Between 1982 and 1986 Consultant/project leader at McKinsey & Company
  • Between 1986 and 1996 Various positions at BMW AG's development department, ultimately as model series (project) leader medium series
  • From 1996 until 1999 Managing Director of BMW South Africa
  • From 1999 to 2000 Head of Global Manufacturing at BMW AG
  • From 2001 to 2009 Chairman of the Management Board of Adam Opel AG, since 2006 President and CEO of General Motors Europe and member of GMs Global Automotive Strategy Board
  • From 2010 to 2011 Group CEO of Tata Motors, India, including Jaguar Land Rover
  • Since 2013 Independent management consultant and investor; held various supervisory board and advisory board mandates in the UK, China, Sweden and Germany
  • Since 2019 Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Further members of the Shareholder Committee:

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DR. JÜRGEN BEHREND

  • Studies in law and economics
  • From 1980 to 1987 Management function at Eduard Hueck GmbH & Co. KG
  • From 1987 until September 2017 Managing General Partner of Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.
  • From 2003/04 until 2013 Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.
  • Since 2017 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Horst Binning

  • From 1980 until 1983 Studies in mechanical engineering and design technology (Dipl.-Ing.)
  • Between 1983 and 1996 Various positions at KACO Unternehmensgruppe Heilbronn, ultimately as sole managing director (Alleingeschäftsführer) of KACO Elektrotechnik Bach GmbH
  • From 1996 to 1999 Managing director (Geschäftsführer) of Hengstler GmbH, Aldingen, Germany
  • From 1999 to 2000 Head of the central function Corporate Development at Kolbenschmidt Pierburg AG, Neckarsulm, Germany
  • From 2000 until 2012 Member of the management board (Vorstandsmitglied) and since 2001 chairman of the management board (Vorstandsvorsitzender) of KS Aluminium-Technologie GmbH, Neckarsulm; since 2010 also chairman of the management board (Vorsitzender der Geschäftsleitung) of KS Kolbenschmidt GmbH
  • From 2012 to 2013 Member of the executive board (Vorstandsmitglied) of Rheinmetall Automotive AG
  • Since 2019 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Samuel Christ

  • Studies in law in Basel and Lausanne (lic. iur.)
  • From 2006 to 2016 Various positions at Jung von Matt/Limmat AG, ultimately as Executive Creative Director and executive board member
  • From 2016 to 2019 Executive Creative Director, member of the management and partner at WIRZ Communications, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Since 2019 Independent communications consultant and Creative Director
  • Since 2019 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Roland Hammerstein

  • Studies in law
  • Since 1982 Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt)
  • Since 1994 Various managing positions in companies and investments in companies held by family shareholders of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2004 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2011 Deputy chairman of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Klaus Kühn

  • Studies in mathematics and physics, MBA
  • From 1979 to 1981 IT Systems Engineering at Siemens AG
  • From 1981 to 1998 Head of Corporate Staff as well as Head of Finance at Schering AG
  • From 1998 to 2002 Head of Finance at Bayer AG
  • Between 2002 and 2010 Chief Financial Officer (Finanzvorstand) of Bayer AG and other functions within the Bayer Group including supervisory board chairman at Bayer CropSciences AG and Bayer Business Services GmbH
  • Since 2010 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2014 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA as well as chairman of the Supervisory Board's Audit Committee
  • Since 2019 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HELLA
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Dr. Matthias Röpke

  • Studies in engineering with focus on mechanical engineering (doctorate – Dr. ing.)
  • Since 2005 Various positions in the MAHLE Group, including in corporate strategy, organizational development, industrialization and operations
  • From 2011 to 2014 Member of the Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Since 2013 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Konstantin Thomas

  • Studies in engineering with focus on mechanical engineering, post-graduate business degree
  • From 1996 to 2006 CEO of HUECK FOLIEN GmbH & Co. KG
  • From 2004 to 2011 and since 2013 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Financial calendar
2020-01-14Results First Half 2019/20 Investor Call
09/03/2019
2020-04-02Results Third Quarter 2019/20 Investor Call
09/03/2019
2020-08-14Annual Results 2019/20 Investor Call
09/26/2019
2020-09-24Results First Quarter 2020/21 Investor Call
09/03/2019
 
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Dr. Kerstin Dodel
Investor Relations
Phone: +49 2941 38 1349
Fax: +49 2941 38 477099
Email: investor.relations@hella.com

 
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