HeidelbergCement's Supervisory Board

According to the Articles of Association, the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG consists of twelve members. Half of the members shall be elected by the Annual General Meeting according to the provisions of the German Stock Company Act and half by the employees according to the provisions of the German Codetermination Law. 

Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann, Chairman

  • Stuttgart
  • Business Lawyer
  • Member since 8 May 2003
  • Chairman since 1 February 2005
     

Heinz Schmitt*, Deputy Chairman

  • Heidelberg
  • Chairman of the Council of Employees at the headquarters, HeidelbergCement AG, and Chairman of the Group Council of Employees
  • Member since 6 May 2004
  • Deputy Chairman since 7 May 2009
     

Josef Heumann*

  • Burglengenfeld
  • Chairman of the Council of Employees at the Burglengenfeld plant, HeidelbergCement AG
  • Member since 6 May 2004
     

Gabriele Kailing*

  • Frankfurt
  • Chairwoman of DGB District of Hesse-Thuringia
  • Member since 7 May 2014
     

Ludwig Merckle

  • Ulm
  • Managing Director, Merckle Service GmbH
  • Member since 2 June 1999
     

Tobias Merckle

  • Leonberg
  • Managing Director of the association Seehaus e.V.
  • Member since 23 May 2006
     

Alan Murray

  • Naples, Florida/USA
  • Former member of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement AG
  • Member since 21 January 2010
     

Dr. Jürgen M. Schneider

  • Mannheim
  • former Chief Financial Officer of Bilfinger Berger AG and since 2010 Dean of the Business School of the University of Mannheim
  • Member since 7 May 2014
     

Werner Schraeder*

  • Ennigerloh
  • Chairman of the General Council of Employees, HeidelbergCement AG, and Chairman of the Council of Employees at the Ennigerloh plant, HeidelbergCement AG
  • Member since 7 May 2009
     

Frank-Dirk Steininger*

  • Frankfurt
  • Specialist in employment law for the Federal Executive Committee, IG Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt
  • Member since 11 June 2008
     

Stephan Wehning*

  • Schelklingen
  • Director of the Schelklingen plant, HeidelbergCement AG
  • Member since 1 August 2016
     

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marion Weissenberger-Eibl

  • Karlsruhe
  • Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe; she also holds the Chair of Innovation and Technology Management (iTM) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Member since 3 July 2012
     

* elected by the employees

Chairman of the Supervisory Board Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann
Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Personnel Committee

  • Ludwig Merckle (Chairman)
  • Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann
  • Josef Heumann
  • Alan Murray
  • Heinz Schmitt
  • Stephan Wehning

Audit Committee

  • Ludwig Merckle (Chairman)
  • Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann
  • Heinz Schmitt
  • Dr. Jürgen M. Schneider
  • Werner Schraeder
  • Frank-Dirk Steininger

Nomination Committee

  • Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann (Chairman)
  • Ludwig Merckle
  • Tobias Merckle

Arbitration Committee

  • Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann (Chairman)
  • Tobias Merckle
  • Heinz Schmitt
  • Stephan Wehning