Shareholders’ Committee

In accordance with the statutes, Henkel also has, in addition to a Supervisory Board, a Shareholders’ Committee which, on behalf of the Annual General Meeting, is also involved in the management of the businesses. Furthermore, the Shareholders’ Committee is responsible for appointing and removing personally liable partners and has power of authority and management authority for the legal relationship between the company and personally liable partner Henkel Management AG. It is also responsible for issuing internal rules of procedure guiding the actions of the Management Board, and for stipulating classes of business transaction that require approval.


Curriculum Vitae Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah

Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah,

Chairwoman of the Shareholders’ Committee & Supervisory Board
Curriculum Vitae


Shareholders’ Committee of the Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah

Dr. rer. nat. Simone Bagel-Trah

Chair,
Private Investor, Düsseldorf
Born in 1969
Member since: April 18, 2005

Membership in statutory supervisory and administrative boards in Germany:
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Chair)
Henkel Management AG (Chair)
Heraeus Holding GmbH

 

Dr. rer. pol. h.c. Christoph Henkel

Vice-chair
Managing Partner Canyon Equity LLC, London
Born in 1958
Member since: May 27, 1991

 

Prof. Dr. oec. HSG Paul Achleitner

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG, Munich
Born in 1956
Member since: April 30, 2001

Membership in statutory supervisory and administrative boards in Germany:
Bayer AG
Daimler AG
Deutsche Bank AG (Chair)
RWE AG

 

Johann-Christoph Frey
  
Private Investor, Klosters
Born in 1955
Member since: April 16, 2012

 

Stefan Hamelmann

Private Investor, Düsseldorf
Born in 1963
Member since: May 3, 1999

 

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Ulrich Lehner

Former Chairman of the Management Board of Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf
Born in 1946
Member since: April 14, 2008

Membership in statutory supervisory and administrative boards in Germany:
Deutsche Telekom AG (Chair)
E.ON AG
Porsche Automobil Holding SE
ThyssenKrupp AG (Chair)

Membership of comparable oversight bodies:
Dr. August Oetker KG
Novartis AG, Switzerland

 

 Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Norbert Reithofer

Chairman of the Management Board of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Munich
Born in1956
Member since: April 11, 2011

 

Jean-François van Boxmeer
(since April 15, 2013)
 
Chairman of the Executive Board of Heineken N.V., Amsterdam
Born in 1961
Member since: April 15, 2013
 
Membership of comparable oversight bodies:
Mondelez International Inc., USA

 

Konstantin von Unger

Founding Partner, Blue Corporate Finance, London
Born in 1966
Member since: April 14, 2003
  
Membership in statutory supervisory and administrative boards in Germany:
Henkel Management AG
 
Membership of comparable oversight bodies:
Ten Lifestyle Management Ltd., Great Britain

 

Karel Vuursteen
(until April 15, 2013)

Former Chairman of the Executive Board of Heineken N.V., Amsterdam
Born in 1941
Member from: May 6, 2002

Membership of comparable oversight bodies:
Akzo Nobel N.V. (Chair), Netherlands
Heineken Holding N.V., Netherlands
Tom Tom N.V. (Chair), Netherlands

 

Werner Wenning

Chairman of the Executive Board of Bayer AG, Leverkusen
Born in 1946
Member since: April 14, 2003

Membership in statutory supervisory and administrative boards in Germany:
Henkel Management AG
Bayer AG (Chair)
Deutsche Bank AG
E.ON AG (Chair)
HDI V.a.G
Talanx AG
 
Membership of comparable oversight bodies:
Freudenberg & Co. KG

 

Subcommittees of the Shareholders' Committee of the Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Finance Subcommittee

The Finance Committee deals principally with financial matters, accounting issues including the statutory year-end audit, taxation and accounting policy and risk management in the Company.

Members 
 
Dr. Christoph Henkel, Chair
Stefan Hamelmann, Vice-chair
Prof. Dr. Paul Achleitner
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lehner
Dr. Norbert Reithofer
Human Resources Subcommittee

The Human Resources Subcommittee deals principally with personnel matters relating to members of the Management Board, issues pertaining to human resources strategy, and with remuneration.

Members 
    
Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chair
Konstantin von Unger, Vice-chair
Jean-François van Boxmeer
(since April 15, 2013)
Johann-Christoph Frey
Karel Vuursteen (until April 15, 2013)
Werner Wenning
Status: September 2013