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      Supervisory Board

      The Supervisory Board appoints the members of the Executive Board and supervises and advises it in managing the company. The Supervisory Board is directly involved in decisions of material importance to the Company.

      The chairman of the Supervisory Board coordinates its work and represents it vis-à-vis third parties. He maintains regular contact between meetings with the Executive Board, and in particular with its chairman, to discuss issues relating to the company’s strategy, business development, risk management and compliance.

      The Supervisory Board comprises 20 members in accordance with the German Co-determination Act (Mitbestimmungsgesetz – MitbestG) and the company’s Articles of Incorporation. Half the members of the Supervisory Board are elected by the shareholders in the Shareholders’ Meeting, while the other half are elected by the employees of Continental AG and its German subsidiaries.

      The members elected by the employees of Continental AG and its German subsidiaries are marked with * below.

      Members

      Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle

      Year of birth: 1949
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2009
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Hasan Allak*

      Year of birth: 1970
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2019
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Chairman of the Corporate Works Council of Continental AG and Chairman of the Works Council of Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH, Stöcken Site

        Curriculum Vitae
      Christiane Benner*

      Year of birth: 1968
      Nationality: German
      First appointed: 2018
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting

      • Deputy Chairwoman 
      • Second Chairwoman of IG Metall (Metalworkers' Union)

        Curriculum Vitae
      Dr. Gunter Dunkel

      Year of birth: 1953
      Nationality: Austrian
      First elected: 2009
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Chairman European Private Debt, Muzinich & Co

        Curriculum Vitae​​​​​​​
      Francesco Grioli*

      Year of birth: 1972
      Nationality: Italian
      First appointed: 2018
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Member of the Central Board of Executive Directors, IG BCE (Mining Chemical, and Energy Industries Union)

        Curriculum Vitae
      Michael Iglhaut*

      Year of birth: 1964
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2006
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Satish Khatu

      Year of birth: 1952
      Nationality: USA
      First elected: 2019
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Isabel Corinna Knauf

      Year of birth: 1972
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2019
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Sabine Neuß

      Year of birth: 1968
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2014
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher

      Year of birth: 1954
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2014
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Dirk Nordmann*

      Year of birth: 1960
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2004
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Chairman of the Works Council for the Vahrenwald Plant, ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH

        Curriculum Vitae
      Lorenz Pfau*

      Year of birth: 1961
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2019
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Chairman of the Central Works Council of Continental Automotive GmbH

        Curriculum Vitae​​​​​​​

      Klaus Rosenfeld

      Year of birth: 1966
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2009
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Georg F. W. Schaeffler

      Year of birth: 1964
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2009
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Shareholder of INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG and Managing Director of IHO Verwaltungs GmbH

        Curriculum Vitae​​​​​​​
      Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann

      Year of birth: 1941
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2009
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Shareholder of INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG and Managing Director of IHO Verwaltungs GmbH

        Curriculum Vitae​​​​​​​
      Jörg Schönfelder*

      Year of birth: 1966
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2004
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Chairman of the Works Council for the Korbach Plant and Chairman of the European Works Council

        Curriculum Vitae
      Stefan Scholz*

      Year of birth: 1965
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2015
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Kirsten Vörkel*

      Year of birth: 1965
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2014
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Chairperson of the Works Council of Vitesco Technologies GmbH, Dortmund
      • Member of the Corporate Works Council of Continental AG, Hanover

        Curriculum Vitae​​​​​​​
      Elke Volkmann*

      Year of birth: 1959
      Nationality: German
      First elected: 2014
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      • Second Authorized Representative for the IG Metall, Administration Office for North Hesse, Kassel

        Curriculum Vitae
      Prof. TU Graz e. H. KR Ing. Siegfried Wolf

      Year of birth: 1957
      Nationality: Austrian
      First elected: 2010
      Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2024 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

      Member of the Committees

      Chairman´s Committee

      Members:

      • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle (Chairman)
      • Christiane Benner 
      • Georg F. W. Schaeffler
      • Jörg Schönfelder
      Audit Committee

      Members:

      • Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher (Chairman)
      • Francesco Grioli
      • Michael Iglhaut
      • Dirk Nordmann
      • Klaus Rosenfeld
      • Georg F. W. Schaeffler
      Nomination Committee

      Members:

      • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle (Chairman)
      • Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher
      • Georg F. W. Schaeffler
      • Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann
      Mediation Committee required under Section 27 (3) of the Mitbestimmungsgesetz (German Co-determination Act)

      Members:

      • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle (Chairman)
      • Christiane Benner 
      • Georg F. W. Schaeffler
      • Jörg Schönfelder
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