Advice and Supervision
The purpose of our Supervisory Board is to advise the Executive Board on the management of the company and supervise its activities in accordance with the law, the Articles of Association, and its bylaws. Its members are involved in decisions of fundamental importance for the company and it works closely with the Executive Board in the company’s best interests.
Our Supervisory Board consists of twelve members, all of whom are elected for a period of five years. Six are elected at the Annual General Meeting (in accordance with the Aktiengesetz - German Stock Corporation Act), and six are elected by employees (in accordance with the Mitbestimmungsgesetz - German Co-determination Act).
Our current Supervisory Board’s term of office ends at the close of the Annual General Meeting resolving on the approval of their activities for the fiscal year 2023.