Supervisory Board

In accordance with the German Co-determination Act (Mitbestimmungsgesetz) from 1976, the Henkel Supervisory Board has 16 members made up of an equal number of shareholder and employee representatives. The purpose of the Supervisory Board is to regularly advise and monitor Henkel Management AG and/or its Management Board in its stewardship of the company.

Curriculum Vitae Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah

Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah,

Chairwoman of the Shareholders’ Committee & Supervisory Board
Curriculum Vitae

Subcommittees of the Supervisory Board of the Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Nominations Committee

The Nomination Committee prepares the resolutions of the Supervisory Board on election proposals to be presented to the Annual General Meeting on the election of members of the Supervisory Board (representatives of the shareholders).
Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chair
Dr. Kaspar von Braun
Prof. Dr. Theo Siegert
Audit Committee

The Audit Committee prepares the proceedings and resolutions of the Supervisory Board relating to the approval of the annual financial statements and the consolidated financial statements, and relating to ratification of the proposal to be put before the Annual General Meeting regarding appointment of the auditor. It also deals with accountancy, risk management and compliance issues.

Prof. Dr. Theo Siegert, Chair
Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke, Vice-chair
Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah
Peter Hausmann
(since April 15, 2013)
Birgit Helten-Kindlein
Michael Vassiliadis
(until April 15, 2013)
Winfried Zander


Supervisory Board of Henkel Management AG
  Membership in statutory supervisory and administrative boards in Germany
Membership of comparable oversight bodies
Dr. rer. nat. Simone Bagel-Trah
Private Investor, Düsseldorf
Born in 1969
Member since: February 15, 2008
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Chair)
Heraeus Holding GmbH
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
(Shareholders’ Committee, Chair)
Stefan Hamelmann
(until September 15, 2013)
Private Investor, Düsseldorf
Born in 1963
Member since: April 9, 2013
  Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
(Shareholders’ Committee)
Konstantin von Unger
Founding Partner Blue Corporate Finance AG, London
Born in: 1966
Member since: April 17, 2012
  Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
(Shareholders’ Committee)
Ten Lifestyle Management Ltd., Great Britain
Werner Wenning
(since September 16, 2013)
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG, Leverkusen
Born in 1946
Member since: September 16, 2013
Bayer AG (Chair)
Deutsche Bank AG
E.ON AG (Chair)
Talanx AG
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
(Shareholders’ Committee)
Freudenberg & Co. KG
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Ulrich Lehner
(until March 31, 2013)
Former Chairman of the
Management Board of
Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf
Born in 1946
Member from: February 15, 2008
Deutsche Telekom AG (Chair),
Porsche Automobil Holding SE,
ThyssenKrupp AG (Chair)
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
(Shareholders' Committee)
Dr. August Oetker KG,
Novartis AG, Switzerland

Status: April 2014