Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG consists of six members. Two-thirds of the SupervisoryBoard is comprised of shareholder representatives, and one-third is comprised of employee representatives.

The goals for the composition of the Board and fulfilling the competency profile within the entire Supervisory Board are taken into account in the Supervisory Board’s proposals to the Annual General Meeting for the election of Supervisory Board members.

Members of the Supervisory Board

Karl M. Schmidhuber, Alzenau

Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 31 May 2016

Former Chairman of the Management Board of Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG, Oberkirch  

Curriculum vitae

Dr. Georg Hengstberger, Tübingen

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 23 May 2018; Member of the Supervisory Board since 22 May 2013

Master's Degree in Mathematics, Managing Director of Consult Invest Beteiligungsberatungs-GmbH, Böblingen 

Curriculum vitae

Andreas Bohnert, Kappelrodeck  

Member of the Supervisory Board since 19 May 2021 (Employee Representative)

Process planner and Deputy Chairman of the Works Council of PWO AG

Curriculum vitae

Carsten Claus, Aidlingen

Member of the Supervisory Board since 23 May 2018

Former Chairman of the Management Board of Kreissparkasse Böblingen

Curriculum vitae

Stefan Klemenz, Kappelrodeck

Member of the Supervisory Board since 19 May 2021 (Employee Representative)

Production planner and Chairman of the Works Council of PWO AG

Curriculum vitae

Dr. Jochen Ruetz, Stuttgart

Member of the Supervisory Board since 23 May 2018

Managing Director/CFO and Member of the Administrative Board of GFT Technologies SE, Stuttgart

Curriculum vitae

Dieter Maier, Stuttgart

Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board   

Former Member of the Executive Board of the Baden-Württembergische Bank AG, Stuttgart
(from 1989 to 2016 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PWO AG)

Rules of procedure for the Supervisory Board

Here you will find the Rules of procedure for the Supervisory Board of Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG.

Competency Profile for the Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board should be composed in a way that ensures it can provide qualified supervision and advice to the Executive Board. The Supervisory Board's members, as a whole, should have the knowledge, skills and professional experience necessary to properly perform the duties of a supervisory board in a capital market-oriented, internationally operating company in the automotive supply industry.

Remuneration of the Supervisory Board

Following the suggestion of the Supervisory Board, in line with the recommendations of the personnel committee, the Annual General Meeting of 19 May 2021 has the remuneration of the members of the Supervisory Board with a majority of 99.66 %. 

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