• Dr. Gerald Hommel

    Supervisory Board Chairman
    (appointed 2023)

    • Born on 21 January 1959, German citizen
    • Undergraduate study of economic sciences at the universities of Mainz and Würzburg, degree in business management (1985)
    • 1985 - 1997 Pharmaceutical wholesaling, most recently Managing Director at PHOENIX Pharma Einkauf GmbH, Dreieich
    • 1997 - 1999 Management Board member of GESKO eG, Gerlingen (purchasing cooperative)
    • Independent pharmaceuticals entrepreneur since 1999
    • Independent pharmaceuticals entrepreneur and Managing Shareholder of pharmarissano Arzneimittel GmbH since 2004
    • Doctorate in economic and social history from the University of Frankfurt am Main (2014)
  • Uwe Lamann

    Deputy Supervisory Board Chairman
    (appointed until 2023)

    • Born on 17 November 1949, German citizen
    • Engineering degree in communications technology from Cologne University (1976)
    • 1999 - 2012 member of the Management Board of Leoni AG, Nuremberg, Head of Central R&D
    • Member of the Advisory Board of Baumüller Nürnberg GmbH since 2013
    • Independent management consultant since 2013
    • Mr. Lamann is Deputy Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Deputy Chairman of the General Committee of the Supervisory Board.

    • Member of the Supervisory Board of Nedschroef Holding B.V. since 2007
  • Uwe Krämer

    (appointed until 2023)

    • Born on 27 October 1978, German citizen
    • Degree in business information technology from the Technical University of Darmstadt (2006)
    • 2006-2008: Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs, Frankfurt
    • 2008 - 2014: Venture & growth capital investment professional focusing on software and internet technology, ViewPoint Capital, Frankfurt/Zürich
    • 2014 - 2016 Growth capital investment professional focusing on cleantech, Zouk Capital, London
    • Since 2016 Managing Director & CFO/CCO of enterprise software company Fision AG, Zürich
  • Winfried Klar

    (appointed until 2023)

    • Born on 10 October 1954, German citizen
    • Degree in business administration from the University of Münster (1979)
    • Auditor and tax consultant PwC Düsseldorf (1980 – 1990)
    • 1991 - 1992 Head of Group development EVONIK (formerly RAG)
    • 1993 - 2003 Managing Director, Management Board member, CFO at various companies
    • 2004 - 2009: Managing Director and CFO of VESTOLIT GmbH & Co KG, Marl
    • 2009 - 2013: Managing Director and CFO of MAUSER Holding GmbH, Brühl
    • Since 2013 management consulting in the Middle East, KMC Klar Management Consultancies, Dubai

    Mr. Klar has been the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Supervisory Board since 2016.

    Mr. Klar does not hold any further mandates on statutory Supervisory Boards or comparable German or foreign controlling entities of commercial enterprises.

  • Dr. Eberhard Kroth

    (appointed until 2023)

    • Born on 15 September 1956, German citizen
    • Undergraduate studies and doctorate at the Technical University of Darmstadt (1985)
    • 1986 - 1994 Company officer and Technical Director at Reis Robotics, Reis GmbH & Co KG
    • 1994 - 2010 Managing Director at Reis Robotics, Reis GmbH & Co KG
    • 2010 - 2016 Managing Director at Reis Group Holding GmbH
    • 2015 - 2016 Managing Director & Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of KUKA Industries GmbH
    • Since 2017 Managing Shareholder of RoPro4.0 GmbH, automation technology
  • Dr. Barbara Ooms-Gnauck

    (appointed until 2023)

    • Born on 28 October 1957, Belgian citizen
    • Study of chemistry and ecototrophology at the University of Bonn, degree in ecototrophology (1983)
    • Study of jurisprudence of the University of Göttingen, First State Examination (2001)
    • Probationary Training Period at the District Court of Kassel, Second State Examination (2004)
    • Attorney (2004)
    • 2005 - 2010 Attorney, partner at GKMP Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Wirtschaftsprüfer
    • Shareholder in and attorney at Gnauck Rechtsanwälte GbR since 2010
    • Doctorate awarded by the University of Constance (2012)
    • Specialist lawyer for administration law (2016)