Further Information about the Bodies

Management Board

The Management Board of Vonovia SE consisted of four members as of December 31, 2016.

Rolf Buch, Chairman of the Management Board

Responsible for acquisition, general counsel, HR management, auditing, corporate communications and sales.

Appointments:

  • GSB Gesellschaft zur Sicherung von Bergmannswohnungen mbH (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Woldemar-Winkler Stiftung of Sparkasse Gütersloh (Member of the Board of Trustees)
  • ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss e.V. (Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Residential Committee)
  • Deutscher Verband für Wohnungswesen (Management Board member and Vice President)
  • GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs- und Immobilienunternehmen e.V. (Chairman of the Federal Working Committee of the German Private Real Estate Industry and Member of the Executive Board of the Association Council)

Klaus Freiberg, Member of the Management Board

Function: Chief Operating Officer

Responsible for product management, IT and process management, customer service, residential environment, the craftsmen’s organization and the local rental business in the various regions (north, south, southeast, east, central, west).

Appointments:

  • VBW Bauen und Wohnen GmbH (Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • Freiberg-Beteiligungs-GmbH (Shareholder and Managing Director)

Dr. A. Stefan Kirsten, Member of the Management Board

Function: Chief Financial Officer

Responsibilities: finance, investor relations, accounting, tax affairs and insurance

Appointments:

  • AVW Versicherungsmakler GmbH (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A. (Non-executive Director)
  • SOCIEDADE Francisco Manuel dos Santos B. V. (Non-executive Director)

Gerald Klinck, Member of the Management Board

Function: Chief Controlling Officer

Responsibilities: controlling, portfolio controlling, valuation, purchasing and residential property

Appointments:

  • BeLouNa UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co. KG (Limited Partner)
  • BeLouNa Beteiligungs UG (haftungsbeschränkt) (Partner)
  • LouNaGe Immobilien GmbH (Shareholder and Managing Director)

Thomas Zinnöcker, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board (from April 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016)

Function: Chief Restructuring Officer

Responsible for acquisition, sales, integration of GAGFAH, HR management – GAGFAH, new construction/land management

Appointments:

  • Stiftung Becker & Kries (Member of the Board of Trustees)
  • CORESTATE Capital AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Initiative Corporate Governance der deutschen Immobilienwirtschaft e.V. (Chairman of the Board of Directors)
  • ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss e.V. (Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors)

Supervisory Board

The current Supervisory Board consists of twelve members. At the Annual General Meeting held on May 12, 2016, a new member of the Supervisory Board, Dr. Ariane Reinhart, was appointed following the resignation of Gerhard Zeiler.

Dr. Wulf H. Bernotat, Chairman

Former CEO of E.ON AG

Appointments:

  • Allianz SE (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • Bernotat & Cie. GmbH (Managing Director)
  • Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Bertelsmann Management SE (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Deutsche Telekom AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Innovation City Management GmbH (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Burkhard Ulrich Drescher

Managing Director of Innovation City Management GmbH

Managing Director of BDC Consulting GmbH & Co. KG

Managing director of BDC Verwaltungs GmbH

Appointment:

  • STEAG Fernwärme GmbH (Advisory Board member)

Prof. Dr. Edgar Ernst

President of the German Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel

Appointments:

  • Deutsche Postbank AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • DMG MORI AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • TUI AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Wincor Nixdorf AG/Wincor Nixdorf International GmbH (Member of the Supervisory Board until January 25, 2016)

Dr. Florian Funck

Member of the Management Board of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH

Appointments:

  • Metro AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • TAKKT AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)

Dr. Ute Geipel-Faber

Self-employed management consultant

Appointment:

  • Bayerische Landesbank (Member of the Supervisory Board)

Hendrik Jellema

Chairman of Stiftung Berliner Leben

Daniel Just

Chairman of Bayerische Versorgungskammer

Appointments:

  • RREEF Investment GmbH (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • Universal Investment GmbH (Member of the Supervisory Board)

Hildegard Müller

Member of the Management Board of innogy SE

Appointments:

  • Dortmunder Energie- und Wasserversorgung GmbH (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • envia Mitteldeutsche Energie AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • NEW AG (1st Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • rhenag Rheinische Energie AG (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • Süwag Energie AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Stadtwerke Essen AG (2nd Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Prof. Dr. Klaus Rauscher

Self-employed management consultant

Appointments:

  • Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Dräger Safety GmbH (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Drägerwerk Verwaltungs AG (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker (Member of the Board of Trustees)

Dr. Ariane Reinhart (as of May 13, 2016)

Member of the Management Board of Continental AG

Clara-Christina Streit

Self-employed management consultant

Appointments:

  • Delta Lloyd N.V. (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A. (Member of the Administrative Board)
  • UniCredit S.p.A. (Member of the Administrative Board)
  • Vontobel Holding AG (Member of the Administrative Board)

Christian Ulbrich

Global CEO & President Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Member of the Board of Directors of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Appointments:

  • IRE/BS International Real Estate Business School (Advisory Board member)
  • ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss e.V. (Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors)
  • 38. VIGAVI Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH (CEO)

Members Who Left the Supervisory Board

Gerhard Zeiler (up until May 12, 2016)

President of Turner Broadcasting Systems International Inc.

Appointment:

  • Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME) (Member of the Board of Directors)