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Dr. Martin Kleinschmitt

Chairman of the Board of Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 11/2019)

Member of the Board of Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 04/2013)

Committees Member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Personal data Date of birth: March 17, 1960
Place of birth: Berlin
Place of residence: Berlin
Nationality: German
Main activities Noerr Consulting AG (since 03/2001)
• Management Board

Noerr AG (since 03/2001)
• Partner
Professional career  
  Noerr LLP, Berlin
Since 2001 • Partner
 
  Noerr Consulting AG, Berlin
Since 2001 • Management Board
 
  Herlitz AG, Berlin
1998 – 2000 • CFO and Labour Director
 
  Herlitz Falkenhöh AG, Berlin
1996 – 1998 • Chairman
 
  Herlitz Falkenhöh AG, Berlin
1993 – 1996 • CFO
 
  Herlitz AG, Berlin
1991 – 1993 • Head of the Legal department
 
  Freie Universität Berlin
1988 – 1991 • Scientific assistant
 
Mandates in listed companies None
Mandates in non-listed companies Noerr Consulting AG (since 2001)
• Management Board

G&H Bankensoftware AG (since 2017)
• Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Mandates in Group companies SAF-HOLLAND GmbH (since 04/2014)
• Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Education Freie Universität Berlin, studies in law, legal clerk at the Berlin Court of Appeal, second state exam, doctorate

Bank apprenticeship

Martina Merz

Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 11/2019)

Member of Board of the Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 04/2014)

Committees Chairwoman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Personal details Date of birth: 1 March 1963
Place of birth: Durchhausen
Place of residence: Stuttgart
Nationality: German
Main activity thyssenkrupp AG (since 10/2019)
• CEO
Professional career  
  thyssenkrupp AG, Essen
Since 10/2019 • CEO
 
Since 2016 Independent Business Consultant, Stuttgart
 
  Chassis Brakes International N.V., Amsterdam/Netherlands
2012 – 2015 • Chief Executive Officer
 
  Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
2005 – 2012 • Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing – Chassis System Brakes Division
 
  Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Coburg
2002 – 2005 • Member of Board of Management
 
  Robert Bosch GmbH
1985 – 2002 • Verschiedene Managementpositionen in den Bereichen Automotive und Industrial Equipment
 
Mandates in companies Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt (since 04/2016)
• Member of the Supervisory Board

AB Volvo, Gothenburg/Sweden (since 04/2015)
• Member of the Board of Directors

Imerys S.A., Paris/France (since 05/2017 and until 05/2020)
• Member of the Board of Directors
Mandates in non-listed companies None
Mandates in Group companies None
Education Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), Stuttgart, Studies of Engineering / Manufacturing Technology

Ingrid Jägering

Member of the Board of Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 11/2019)

Committees Chairwoman of the Audit Committee (since 11/2019)
Personal details Date of birth: July 2, 1966
Place of birth: Südlohn
Place of residence: Südlohn
Nationality: German
Main activity LEONI AG (since 08/2019)
• Member of the Management Board and CFO
Professional career  
  LEONI AG, Nuremberg
Since 2019 • Member of the Management Board and CFO
 
  OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, Regensburg
2016 – 2019 • Executive Vice President, CFO, Managing Director, Labour Director
 
  MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, Augsburg / Oberhausen
2012 – 2016 • Vice President and CFO Business Unit Turbo Machinery and Power Plants
 
  Siemens Wind Power A/S, Brande, Denmark
2010 – 2012 • Executive Vice President and CFO Business Unit Wind Power
 
  Brose North America, Inc., Auburn Hill, Michigan, USA
2009 • Vice President Finance & Administration
 
  Siemens VDO Automotive, Auburn Hill, Michigan, USA
2007 – 2008 • Vice President Motor Drives Division Americas Controlling
 
  BenQ Mobile Germany, München
2005 – 2006 • Associate Vice President / CFO during the insolvency protection phase
 
2000 – 2002 Siemens Ltd., Hong Kong
 
1993 – 1994 ROLM, a Siemens Company, Austin, Texas, USA
 
Mandates in listed companies None
Mandates in non-listed companies Hensoldt Holding GmbH (since 03/2017)
• Member of the Supervisory Board
• Member of the Audit Committee
Mandates in Group companies None
Education Apprenticeship at the headquarters of Siemens AG, Bocholt

Anja Kleyboldt

Member of the Board of Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 04/2012)

Committees None
Personal data Date of birth: March 12, 1969
Place of birth: Lippstadt
Place of residence: Friedrichsdorf
Nationality: German
Main activity Arnold AG (since 01/2019)
  • Head of Business Unit Industry
Professional career  
  Arnold AG, Friedrichsdorf
Since 2019 • Head of Business Unit Industry
2016 – 2018 • Head of Projects
 
  Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim
2013 – 2016 • Executive Director, Manufacturing Engineering Opel/Vauxhall Europe
2012 – 2013 • Director Opel Vauxhall Worldwide Facilities Group Europe
2011 – 2012 • Director Supply Chain, Logistics, Strategy Projects, Europe
 
  Adam Opel AG, Kaiserslautern
2010 – 2011 • Forewoman, Kaiserslautern
 
  Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim
2009 – 2010 • Director Manufacturing Engineering Paint, Polymers and Automation, Europe
2007 – 2009 • Area Manager General Assembly and Components
2006 – 2007 • Area Manager Paint-Shop
 
  GM Belgium, Antwerp, Belgium
2004 – 2006 • Manager Manufacturing Engineering, GM Belgium
 
  Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim
1995 – 2004 • various positions (engineer in the vehicle bodies plant, group leader, manager, plant manager for final assembly)
 
Mandates in listed companies None
Mandates in non-listed companies None
Mandates in Group companies SAF-HOLLAND GmbH
• Member of the Supervisory Board
Education University of Applied Sciences Emden, Degree in mechanical engineering

Carsten Reinhardt

Member of the Board of Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 04/2017)

Committees Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Personal data Date of birth: September 7, 1967
Place of birth: Herrenberg
Place of residence: Stuttgart
Nationality: German
Main activities Independent senior consultant (since 10/2016)
Professional career  
  RLE International GmbH, Cologne and Detroit
2016 – 2019 • Senior consultant
 
  Voith GmbH, Oberkochen
2012 – 2016 • President and CEO of Voith Turbo and Member of the Management Board of the Voith Group
 
  Meritor Inc., Troy, Michigan, USA
2006 – 2011 • President and Chief Operating Officer (COO)
 
  Detroit Diesel Corporation, Detroit, Michigan, USA
2003 – 2006 • President and CEO
 
  Western Star Trucks, Portland. Oregon, USA
2001 – 2003 • Vice President and General Manager Operations
 
  Freightliner Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA
1998 – 2001 • Director, Production Technology
 
  Freightliner Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA
1994 – 1998 • Various management positions
 
  Mercedes Benz AG, Stuttgart
1993 – 1994 • Management trainee
 
Mandates in listed companies Garrett Motion Inc. (since 10/2018)
• Member of the Board of Directors
• Chairman of the Compensation Committee
Mandates in non-listed companies Grundfos Holding A/S, Member of the Board of Directors (since 10/2016)
• Deputy Chairman
• Member of the Audit Committee
• Member of the Compensation and Management Development Committee
• Member of the M&A Committee

Tegimus Holding GmbH (since 12/2017)
• Chairman of the Advisory Board

Beinbauer Automotive GmbH & Co. KG (since 05/2018)
• Member of the Advisory Board

WEZAG GmbH (since 10/2016)
• Member of the Advisory Board

Michigan Capital Advisors (since 01/2017)
• Member of the Advisory Board

Braemar Energy Ventures (since 08/2017)
• Member of the Strategic Advisory Board
Mandates in Group companies None
Education University of Hertfordshire, MSc (MSc) in automotive technology
University of Applied Technology, BSc Machine engineering

Jack Gisinger

Member of the Board of Directors of SAF-Holland SE (since 04/2017)

Committees Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Personal details Date of birth: 27.10.1948
Place of birth: Decatur, Illinois, USA
Place of residence: Holland, Michigan, USA
Nationality: American
Main activity Retiree
Professional career  
  SAF-Holland Inc.
2010 – 2016 • President
2007 – 2010 • President Business Unit Powered Vehicle Systems and Group Engineering
1980 – 2007 • Various Engineering and Management Positions
 
Mandates in listed companies None
Mandates in non-listed companies None
Mandates in Group companies None
Education University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois, Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering