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.
Supervisory Board Committees
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
Benedikt-Richard Freiherr von Herman, Vice-chair
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.
Simone Menne, Chair
Laurent Martinez, Vice-chair
Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah
Supervisory Board of Henkel Management AG*
* Personally Liable Partner of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.