Elections to the Supervisory Board of Axel Springer SE




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05.03.14

Elections to the Supervisory Board of Axel Springer SE

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Following the Annual General Meeting of Axel Springer SE on April 16, 2014, a new term of office of the Supervisory Board will begin as scheduled. At its meeting on March 3, 2014, the Supervisory Board decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting the following persons as future new members of the nine-member committee: Rudolf Knepper, until the end of 2011 member of the Executive Board and from January to April 2013 member of the Supervisory Board of Axel Springer; Lothar Lanz, Chief Financial Officer of Axel Springer SE until the end of the 2014 Annual General Meeting; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle, Chief Executive Officer of Linde AG; and the Argentinian entrepreneur and investor Martin Varsavsky. Furthermore, the proposal encompasses the following members who are currently in office: the current Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr. Giuseppe Vita; the current Vice Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board, Dr. h.c. Friede Springer; Oliver Heine; Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller; and Prof. Dr. Wolf Lepenies.

Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Klaus Krone, and Dr. Michael Otto will leave the Board.

Press Contact Axel Springer SE: Michael Schneider
Tel: +49 30 2591 77644