The Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Pursuant to the provisions of the German Stock Corporation Act and the German Co-Determination Act, the Supervisory Board of METRO AG is composed of ten shareholder representatives and ten employee representative as well as of at least 30 percent women and at least 30 percent men.

*1958  |  Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Chairman of the Presidential Committee, of the Nomination Committee and of the Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Big Dutchman AG (Vice Chairman)
  • Ewald Dörken AG

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • Bankiva B.V. (Plukon Food Group) - Supervisory Board (Chairman)
  • Barry Callebaut AG, Zurich, Switzerland - Board of Directors
  • Lonza Group AG, Basel, Switzerland - Board of Directors

Status: September 2017

Jürgen B. Steinemann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jürgen B. Steinemann

*1960  | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Chairman of the Group Works Council of METRO AG
Chairman of the General Works Council of real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee, of the Audit Committee and of the Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Hamburger Pensionskasse von 1905 Versicherungsverein auf Gegenseitigkeit
  • real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH (Vice Chairman)


Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Werner Klockhaus, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Werner Klockhaus

*1963 | Nationality: British

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Member of Board of Directors of Hammerson plc, London, United Kingdom

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Nomination Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • DFS Furniture plc Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Board of Directors
  • Hammerson plc, London, United Kingdom - Board of Directors
  • Just Eat plc, London, United Kingdom - Board of Directors
  • Sainsbury’s Bank plc, London, United Kingdom - Board of Directors

Status: September 2017

Gwyn Burr

Gwyn Burr

*1963 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Chairman of the General Works Council METRO LOGISTICS Germany GmbH

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

METRO LOGISTICS Germany GmbH (Vice Chairman)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Thomas Dommel

Thomas Dommel

*1952 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

President of Deutsche Prüfstelle für Rechnungslegung (German Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel)

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Chairman of the Audit Committee as well as member of the Nomination Committee and of the Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Deutsche Postbank AG
  • TUI AG
  • Vonovia SE (Chairman)


Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

none

Status: September 2017

Prof. Dr Edgar Ernst

Prof Dr Edgar Ernst

*1971 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Member of the Management Board of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Audit Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • CECONOMY AG
  • TAKKT AG
  • Vonovia SE


Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Dr Florian Funck

Dr Florian Funck

*1963 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Vice Chairman of the General Works Council of METRO Cash & Carry Deutschland GmbH
Chairman of the Works Council of the METRO Cash & Carry store Schwelm

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

METRO Großhandelsgesellschaft mbH

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Michael Heider

Michael Heider

*1957 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Vice Chairman of the Works Council of METRO AG

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Audit Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Andreas Herwarth

Andreas Herwarth

*1944 | Nationality: Swiss

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Independent Business Consultant

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

CECONOMY AG

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • AHRB AG, Zurich, Switzerland - Board of Directors (President)
  • ARH Resort Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland - Board of Directors (President)
  • Breda Consulting AG, Zurich, Switzerland - Board of Directors (President)
  • Cambiata Ltd., Road Town (Tortola), British Virgin Islands – Board of Directors
  • Cambiata Schweiz AG, Zurich, Switzerland – Board of Directors
  • Gebr. Schmidt GmbH & Co.KG – Advisory Board
  • Lake Zurich Fund Exempt Company, George Town (Grand Cayman), Cayman Islands – Board of Directors
  • Supra Holding AG, Zug, Switzerland – Board of Directors
  • Travel Charme Hotels & Resorts Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland – Board of Directors (President)

Status: September 2017

Peter Küpfer

Peter Küpfer

*1962 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Member of the General Works Council of real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Susanne Meister
Susanne Meister

*1962 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Head of department Food real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Dr Angela Pilkmann

Dr Angela Pilkmann

*1945 | Nationality: Dutch

Member since 21 February 2017

Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Member of the Supervisory Board of HAL Holding N.V.

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

HAL Holding N.V., Willemstad, Curaçao, Dutch Antilles - Supervisory Board

Status: September

Mattheus P. M. (Theo) de Raad

Mattheus P. M. (Theo) de Raad

*1959 | Nationality: Swiss

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Managing Director of Beisheim Holding GmbH, Baar, Switzerland and Beisheim Group GmbH & Co. KG

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Audit Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

CECONOMY AG

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • ARISCO Holding AG, Baar, Switzerland - Board of Directors
  • Montana Capital Partners AG, Baar, Switzerland - Board of Directors

Status: September 2017

Dr Fredy Raas

Dr Fredy Raas

*1961 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Chairman of the General Works Council of METRO Cash & Carry Deutschland GmbH
Chairman of the Works Council of the METRO Cash & Carry store Munich-Brunnthal

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Presidential Committee, the Audit Committee and the Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

METRO Großhandelsgesellschaft mbH (Vice Chairman)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Xaver Schiller

Xaver Schiller

*1966 | Nationality: Swedish

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Chief Executive Officer of Georg Jensen A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt

Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt

*1964 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Chief Financial Officer of Arqiva Group Ltd

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Presidential Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

Scout 24 AG

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Dr Liliana Solomon

Dr Liliana Solomon

*1968 | Nationality: French

Member since 21 February 2017
Shareholder representative
Last elected on: 11 April 2017 by resolution of the General Meeting

Profession

Chief Operating Officer of Lazard Europe

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Alexandra Soto

Alexandra Soto

*1952 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Honorary judge for the Federal Labor Court Erfurt
Secretary of the Regional Association Board North Rhine-Westphalia of DHV - Die Berufsgewerkschaft e.V. (Federal specialist group trade)

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

CECONOMY AG

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Angelika Will

Angelika Will

*1959 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Secretary of ver.di Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft e.V.

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

METRO Großhandelsgesellschaft mbH

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Manfred Wirsch

Manfred Wirsch

*1971 | Nationality: German

Member since 21 February 2017
Employee representative
Last elected on: --- (appointed by court as of 24 August 2017)

Profession

Secretary of ver.di Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft e.V.

Activities in the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Status: September 2017

Silke Zimmer

Silke Zimmer

Presidential Committee

  • Jürgen B. Steinemann (Chairman)
  • Werner Klockhaus (Vice Chairman)
  • Xaver Schiller
  • Dr. Liliana Solomon

Audit Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Edgar Ernst (Chairman)
  • Werner Klockhaus (Vice Chairman)
  • Dr. Florian Funck
  • Andreas Herwarth
  • Dr. Fredy Raas
  • Xaver Schiller

Nomination Committee

  • Jürgen B. Steinemann (Chairman)
  • Gwyn Burr
  • Prof. Dr. Edgar Ernst

Mediation Committee pursuant to § 27 (3) of the German Co-Determination Act

  • Jürgen B. Steinemann (Chairman)
  • Werner Klockhaus (Vice Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Edgar Ernst
  • Xaver Schiller