Shareholder committee
 
Shareholder committee

Shareholder committee

The Shareholder Committee, which consists of four representatives of the majority shareholder Faurecia and two 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.

07/01/2022

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
09/27/2019
 
 
 
 

The Vice Chairman of the Shareholders' Committee is Patrick Koller.

08/03/2022

Patrick Koller

  • Studies in Engineering
  • From 1987 to 1999 different positions in engineering and business development at CLECIM, VDO, and Hella
  • From 1994 to 2000 different General Management positions within Valeo, ultimately as Managing Director of Engine Cooling Europe Division
  • From 2000 to 2006 different positions at Rhodia, ultimately as Executive Vice President Industrial Operations
  • From 2006 to 2015 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group
  • From 2015 to 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
02/07/2022
 
 
 
 

Further members of the Shareholder Committee:

05/31/2017

Nolwenn Delaunay

  • Studies in Law, political sciences and commercial management
  • From 2002 to 2007 Lawyer at the Paris Bar - Simmons & Simmons law firm
  • From 2007 to 2015 Head of project finance and innovative contracts at Airbus Group
  • From 2015 to 2019 Group General Counsel at Faurecia with additional roles as Secretary of the Board (since 2016) and Chief Compliance Officer (since 2018)
  • Since 2019 Executive Vice-President, Group General Counsel in charge of the Legal Department, the Compliance and Risk Department and the Secretariat of the Board of Directors at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
02/06/2022
 
 

Olivier Durand

  • 1993 Diploma from HEC Graduate School of Management, Paris, France
  • From 1993 to 1994 Controller for Asia-Pacific region at the Adecco Group
  • From 1994 to 1997 Financial Analyst China at Schneider Electric
  • From 1997 to 2016 different positions in controlling and finance at Alcatel-Lucent, including Chief Financial Officer China (2004 to 2008), Group Controller (2008 to 2016) and Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer (2016 to 2017)
  • From 2017 to 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 in addition to his role at Faurecia Clarion Electronics at Faurecia Group
  • Since 2022 Member of the Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
08/03/2022
 
 

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
09/30/2019
 
 

Christophe Schmitt

  • Studies in economics and commercial management
  • From 1991 to 1998 different positions at Sommer-Allibert in the areas of plant management and general management
  • From 1998 to 2003 Industrial Director at Faurecia Interior Systems Business Group
  • From 2003 to 2006 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Components Business Group
  • From 2006 to 2013 Executive Vice President of Faurecia Interior Systems Business Group
  • From 2013 to 2019 Executve 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
02/07/2022
 
 

Jean-Pierre Sounillac

  • Studies in law, political sciences and human resources 
  • From 1989 to 2001 different positions as HR Director at Groupe Chargeurs, Schlumberger and Valeo 
  • From 2001 to 2003 Vice President Human Resources at Faurecia Exhaust Systems Business Group 
  • From 2003 to 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
04/26/2022
 
 
 
 
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Financial calendar
2022-09-29Results First Quarter FY 2022 Investor Call
09/22/2022
2022-09-30Annual General Meeting Fiscal Year 2021/22
09/14/2021
 
07/28/2016
Contact

Dr. Kerstin Dodel
Investor Relations
Email: investor.flie@kqfzrelations@hella.com

 
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