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Board of Managing Directors

The Schaeffler Group is managed by the Board of Managing Directors of Schaeffler AG. The Board of Managing Directors currently has eight members: the Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors (CEO), the CEOs of the two divisions Automotive and Industrial, and the Managing Directors responsible for the functions (1) Technology , (2) Operations, (3) Finance, and (4) Human Resources. Together, the Board of Managing Directors and the Regional CEOs represent the Schaeffler Group’s Executive Board.

Klaus Rosenfeld

Chief Executive Officer
Responsible for:
Quality; MOVE, Communications & Marketing; Investor Relations; Legal; Internal Audit; Corporate Development & Strategy; Compliance & Corporate Security; Corporate Real Estate
Appointed: October 24, 2014
Term of office ends: June 30, 2019
Seats on supervisory and similar boards: Member of the supervisory board of Continental AG, Hanover; member of the supervisory board of FAG Bearings India Ltd., Mumbai, India

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer
Responsible for: Corporate R&D Management; Corporate Innovation; R&D Processes, Methodologies & Tools; R&D Expertise & Services; Protection of Industrial Property; Surface Technologies; Information Technology; Digitalization Coordination Office
Appointed: October 24, 2014
Term of office ends: December 31, 2019
Seats on supervisory and similar boards: Member of the supervisory board of Continental AG, Hanover

Dr. Ulrich Hauck

Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for: Finance Strategy, Processes & Infrastructure; Corporate Accounting; Corporate Controlling; Corporate Treasury; Corporate Taxes; Divisional Controlling Automotive and Industrial divisions; Corporate Insurance
Appointed: April 01, 2015
Term of office ends: March 31, 2018
Seats on supervisory and similar boards: Member of the supervisory board of mutares AG, Munich

Oliver Jung

Chief Operating Officer
Responsible for: Operations Strategy & Processes; Production Technology; Special Machinery; Tool Management & Prototypes; Industrial Engineering; Bearing & Components Technologies; Logistics; Purchasing; MOVE Operations
Appointed: October 24, 2014
Term of office ends: September 30, 2018
Seats on supervisory and similar boards: Member of the supervisory board of SupplyOn AG, Munich

Prof. Dr. Peter Pleus

CEO Automotive
Responsible for: Engine Systems and Chassis Systems business divisions; Global Key Account Management Automotive division; Business Development Automotive
Appointed: October 24, 2014
Term of office ends: December 31, 2018
Seats on supervisory and similar boards: Member of the supervisory board of IAV GmbH, Berlin

Corinna Schittenhelm

Chief Human Resources Officer
Responsible for: HR Strategy; General Policy & Remuneration Management; Leadership, Recruiting & Talent Management; Schaeffler Academy; HR Systems, Processes & Reporting; Environment, Occupational Health & Safety; Human Resources Functions; Human Resources Automotive; Human Resources Industrial
Appointed: January 01, 2016
Term of office ends: December 31, 2018

Dr. Stefan Spindler

CEO Industrial
Responsible for: Strategic Planning Sectors & Customers; Global Sales Industrial; Research & Development and Application Development; Operations and Supply Chain Management; “CORE” Program
Appointed: May 01, 2015
Term of office ends: April 30, 2018
Seats on supervisory and similar boards: Deputy Chairman of the supervisory board of Schaeffler Austria GmbH, Berndorf-St. Veit, Austria

Matthias Zink (since January 01, 2017)

CEO Automotive
Responsible for: Transmission Systems and Automotive Aftermarket business divisions; Research & Development Automotive division
Appointed: January 01, 2017
Term of office ends: December 31, 2019

The following member left the Board of Managing Directors in 2016:

Norbert Indlekofer (until December 31, 2016)

CEO Automotive
Responsible for: Transmission Systems and Automotive Aftermarket business divisions; Research & Development Automotive division
Appointed: October 24, 2014
Term of office ended: December 31, 2016
Seats on supervisory and similar boards: Member of the supervisory board of Gienanth GmbH, Eisenberg

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