GEA Annual General Meeting Elects Two New Members

Two new Supervisory Board members were elected at today’s Annual General Meeting of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft: Jörg Kampmeyer, Managing Partner of Gebr. Knauf KG, and Dr. Jens Riedl, Investment Partner at Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL).
GEA Annual General Meeting Elects Two New Members

Jörg Kampmeyer, Dr. Jens Riedl, Nancy Böhning. (Image source: GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft)

GEA has also applied to the district court for the appointment of Nancy Böhning as a new employee representative.

Jörg Kampmeyer (53) has been a court-appointed member of the Supervisory Board since January 1, 2022, following the resignation of Dr. Molly P. Zhang as of December 31, 2021. With his election by the Annual General Meeting, Jörg Kampmeyer’s Supervisory Board mandate as a shareholder representative has now been confirmed until the 2025 Annual General Meeting.

Dr. Jens Riedl (48) joins the Supervisory Board for the first time following his election today. He succeeds Colin Hall, who resigned his mandate as of the end of the 2022 Annual General Meeting. Dr. Jens Riedl represents the shareholders on the Supervisory Board. Prior to joining GBL in early 2022, Cologne-born Riedl was a Partner at private equity firm Permira, where he headed its global Industrials and Business Services sector. Previously, he had spent 19 years at Boston Consulting Group, where he held various positions and was most recently a Senior Partner.

GEA has also applied to the Düsseldorf District Court to appoint Nancy Böhning (43), Head of Policy and Associations at IG Metall, as a new employee representative on the Supervisory Board. She succeeds Professor Cara Röhner, who resigned effective at the end of the 2022 Annual General Meeting after accepting a position at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences and thus leaving the service of IG Metall. Before joining IG Metall in 2019, Nancy Böhning held various positions within the SPD (the German Social Democratic Party), including that of Federal Chairman.

 “The confirmation of Jörg Kampmeyer and the election of Dr. Jens Riedl ideally complement the expertise represented on the Supervisory Board. Furthermore, the requested appointment of Nancy Böhning promises to be an excellent addition to the employee representatives. The Supervisory Board is looking forward to successful collaboration,” said outgoing Supervisory Board Chairman Klaus Helmrich. “At the same time, we regret the decisions of both Colin Hall and Professor Röhner to resign. We thank them for their good cooperation in a spirit of trust and wish them all the best.”

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