Corporate Governance

Information on the Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of LEONI AG monitors and advises the Management Board in running the company in accordance with the German Co-determination Act. The Board has an equal number of six members representing shareholders and six members representing employees. Its composition is, furthermore, in line with the latest Code requirements concerning diversity and appropriate participation of women as well as the criteria of independence, experience, internationalism and expertise of the Supervisory Board members.

Members

Member Function Date of birth Profession Place of residence
Dr Klaus Probst Chairman 19 June 1953 Former chairman of the board of directors of LEONI AG, retired Heroldsberg
Franz Spieß1 1st Deputy Chairman 25 January 1957 First Representative of IG Metall trade union, office Schwabach Büchenbach
Dr Werner Lang 2nd Deputy Chairman 21 October 1967 Managing Director of the MEKRA Lang group of companies Ergersheim
Dr Elisabetta Castiglioni   1 October 1964 Managing Director and CEO of A1 Digital International GmbH, Vienna London
Wolfgang Dehen   9 February 1954 Former chairman of the board of directors of Osram Licht AG, retired Tegernheim
Mark Dischner1   22 December 1973 Chairman of General Works Council of LEONI AG Greding
Janine Heide1   4 May 1983 Trade union secretary IG Metall, office Offenbach Bad Camberg
Karl-Heinz Lach1   17 June 1958 Chairmann of Works Council LEONI Kerpen GmbH, Stolberg Eschweiler
Richard Paglia1   25 June 1966 Senior Vice President Global Purchasing Wire & Cable Solutions Division Allersberg
Prof. Dr Christian Rödl   28 February 1969 Lawyer, tax consultant, Managing Partner at Rödl & Partner Nuremberg
Regine Stachelhaus   12 May 1955 Lawyer, Independent entrepreneur Herrenberg
Inge Zellermaier1   7 August 1963 Paramedic Allersberg

1 employee representative

Committees

LEONI AG’s Supervisory Board formed four committees. The committees raise the efficiency of Supervisory Board work by dealing in detail with complex subjects outside the actual meetings and preparing the findings for the vote by the whole Board

There are the following committees according to the Supervisory Board’s Rules of Procedure:

Arbitration Committee Pursuant to Article 27 (3) of Germany’s Co-determination Act
Dr Klaus Probst (Chairman), Franz Spieß, Dr Werner Lang, Inge Zellermaier
Audit Committee
Prof. Dr Christian Rödl (Chairman), Richard Paglia, Dr Klaus Probst, Franz Spieß
Personnel Committee
Dr Klaus Probst (Chairman), Franz Spieß, Wolfgang Dehen, Mark Dischner
Nomination Committee
Dr Klaus Probst (Chairman), Dr Ulrike Friese-Dormann (until 08.11.2019), Dr Elisabetta Castiglioni (from 08.11.2019), Dr Werner Lang
Strategy Committee
Wolfgang Dehen (Chairman), Dr Elisabetta Castiglioni, Karl-Heinz Lach, Richard Paglia, 
Dr Klaus Probst, Inge Zellermaier

 

Compensation

€ ‘000   Fixed
compensation
(net)
Attendance
money
Compensation
for committee
work
Other Total
Dr Klaus Probst 1 2019 170 10 56 0.0 236
Dr Klaus Probst 1 2018 170 10 32 0.0 212
Franz Spieß 2,7 2019 128 10 24 0.0 162
Franz Spieß 2,7 2018 128 10 16 0.0 154
Dr Werner Lang 3 2019 128 10 8 0.0 146
Dr Werner Lang 3 2018 128 6 16 0.0 150
Dr Elisabeth Castiglioni 2019 85 9 8 0.0 102
Dr Elisabeth Castiglioni 2018 85 7 8 2.9 103
Wolfgang Dehen 2019 85 9 40 2.4 136
Wolfgang Dehen 2018 85 7 16 0.2 108
Mark Dischner 7 2019 85 10 16 0.0 111
Mark Dischner 7 2018 85 7 8 0.0 100
Dr Ulrike Friese-Dormann 4 2019 73 8 8 1.8 91
Dr Ulrike Friese-Dormann 4 2018 85 7 0 1.5 93
Janine Heide 5,7 2019 81 9 0 1.5 92
Janine Heide 5,7 2018 0 0 0 0.0 0
Karl-Heinz Lach 7 2019 85 9 8 0.0 102
Karl-Heinz Lach 7 2018 85 7 8 0.0 100
Richard Paglia 7 2019 85 10 24 0.0 119
Richard Paglia 7 2018 85 10 16 0.0 111
Prof. Dr Christian Rödl 2019 85 10 24 0.0 119
Prof. Dr Christian Rödl 2018 85 10 16 0.0 111
Carmen Schwarz 6,7 2019 3 0 0 0.0 3
Carmen Schwarz 6,7 2018 85 5 8 0.1 98
Regine Stachelhaus 8 2019 12 0 0 0.0 12
Regine Stachelhaus 8 2018 0 0 0 0.0 0
Inge Zellermaier 7 2019 85 10 8 0.0 103
Inge Zellermaier 7 2018 85 7 0 0.0 92
Total 2019 1,189 114 224 5.7 1,532
Total 2018 1,190 93 144 4.7 1,432

Addition of the individual payments in € thousands may deviate from the reported totals due to rounding.

1 Chairman of the Supervisory Board
2 1st Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
3 2nd Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
4 Member of the Supervisory Board until 08/11/2019
5 Member of the Supervisory Board from 15/01/2019
6 Member of the Supervisory Board until 13/01/2019
7 Employee representative
8 Member of the Supervisory Board from 12/11/2019

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