Working Group

The working group involves supervisory board managers, international investors and corporate governance experts. It consists of the following members:

Supervisory board chairs

  • Dr. Kurt Bock - BASF (Chair), Fuchs Petrolub (Chair), BMW (Member)
  • Dr. Werner Brandt - ProSiebenSat.1 (Chair), RWE (Chair), Siemens (Member)
  • Dr John Feldmann - Hornbach Holding (Chair), Hornbach Management (Deputy Chairman)
  • Jürgen Fitschen - Vonovia (Chair), Ceconomy (Chair)
  • Martin Jetter - Deutsche Börse (Chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lehner - Deutsche Telekom (Chair), Shareholders' Committee Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Member), Porsche Automobil Holding (Member)
  • Prof. Dr. Norbert Winkeljohann - Bayer (Chair), Deutsche Bank (Member)

Representatives of institutional investors

  • Dr. Vanda Rothacker (Union Investment)
  • Nicolas Huber, Hendrik Schmidt (DWS)
  • Ingo Speich (Deka Investment)
  • Dr. Antje Stobbe (Allianz Global Investors)

Academic representatives

  • Prof. Dr. Christina Bannier (Professor for Banking & Finance Justus Liebig University Gießen & Lecturer Institute for Law & Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main)
  • Prof. Christian Strenger (Deputy Head of DVFA Commission Corporate Governance; Academic Director of the Center for Corporate Governance HHL Leipzig)
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff (Professor for Business Administration, with a focus on Management and Controlling, Georg August University of Göttingen)

Corporate governance experts

  • Dr. Jan Dörrwächter (hkp/// group)
  • Dr. Georg Franzmann (BASF)
  • Lisa Lange (EOS at Federated Hermes)
  • Dr. Stephan Semrau (Bayer)
  • Regine Siepmann (hkp/// group)

Initiators

  • Dr. Hans-Christoph Hirt (CEO, EOS at Federated Hermes)
  • Michael H. Kramarsch (Managing Partner, hkp/// group)