People: Brenntag AG (BNRGn.F)

BNRGn.F on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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26 May 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stefan Zuschke

2010 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Steven Holland

2011 Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Ludwig

66 2010 Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Georg Mueller

2012 Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Langer

Vice President Corporate Finance & Investor Relations

William Fidler

2011 Member of the Management Board

Stephen Clark

2011 Member of the Supervisory Board

Edgar Fluri

67 2010 Member of the Supervisory Board

Doreen Nowotne

2010 Member of the Supervisory Board

Andreas Rittstieg

2010 Member of the Supervisory Board

Biographies

Name Description

Stefan Zuschke

Mr. Stefan Zuschke has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 3, 2010. Since May 11, 2010, he has been Chairman of the Company's Presiding and Nomination Committee. He joined BC Partners, in 1993, from Equimark, where he worked for three years on several German buy-outs and monitored investments. Previously, he worked for the management consulting firm of Cresap Telesis, spent two years with Mercedes-Benz in Germany and Spain and completed a two-year commercial banking program at the Landesgirokasse in Stuttgart. Since September 27, 2012 he has been Chairman of Advisory Board of Aenova Holding GmbH. He is also Member of the Advisory Board of OME Acquisition S.C.A., SL Lux Investment, SMIT Transformatoren B.V., as well as Non-executive Director of Boar of Directors at Brachem Acquisition S.C.A., Nils Swed AB, Nils Norway I AS, among others. He has a degree in Business Administration from the Fachhochschule Reutlingen and the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid.

Steven Holland

Mr. Steven E. Holland has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board at Brenntag AG since June 22, 2011. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of Brenntag AG from 2009 and has been Member of the Management Board of Brenntag AG since 2007. He is responsible for Asia Pacific and Europe Regions, Corporate Communications, Corporate Development, Corporate Human Resources, Corporate Health, Safety and Environments, Corporate Internal Audit and Corporate Information Technology (IT) at the Company. He has a career of more than 30 years in chemical manufacturing and distribution. Mr. Holland began his career in chemicals, graduating as Industrial Chemist in the field of water treatment and surface coatings. He moved through the chemical industry in a number of general management roles for both manufacturing and chemical distribution gaining. Mr. Holland joined Brenntag AG in 2006, following the acquisition of Albion Chemicals where he was Group Managing Director. A year later, he was asked to join the Brenntag Board as Chief Executive Officer of Brenntag AG's European Business and subsequently was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the Group in 2009. He is Chairman and Member of the Supervisory Board of numerous Company's subsidiaries, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board at HCI Central Europe Holding BV.

Thomas Ludwig

Dr. Thomas Ludwig has been Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since May 11, 2010. Since then, he has been also Member of the Presiding and Nomination Committee at the Company. He was Member of the Supervisory Board of the Company from March 28, 2010. He joined Lindsay Goldberg Vogel GmbH, in January 2010, from Kloeckner & Co SE, where he worked for six years as Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he worked for ThysssenKrupp in the distribution and services division for eights years, last position as Chief Executive Officer of ThyssenKrupp Serv AG. Before he spent 10 years in different divisions of Kloeckner & Co SE and five years in the steel division of Kloeckner Werke AG. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Plasticum Group N.V., Trimet AG, and Weener Plastik GmbH, among others. He went to the universities Goettingen, Freiburg, Glasgow and Bonn and holds a degree in Mathematics and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn.

Georg Mueller

Mr. Georg Mueller serves as Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer of Brenntag AG. He was appointed Member of the Management Board effective April 1, 2012 and Chief Financial Officer effective July 1, 2012. Previously, he served as Vice President Corporate Finance & Investor Relations of the Company. He joined Brenntag AG in 2003. He was in charge of different rounds of financing for Brenntag AG. Upon the IPO in March 2010, he also took responsibility for the Company’s Investor Relation activities. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mueller held different functions in banking, controlling and treasury.

Thomas Langer

William Fidler

Mr. William A. Fidler has been Member of the Management Board at Brenntag AG since March 21, 2011. He joined Brenntag AG in 1970 and brings in experience in the chemical distribution business. He is responsible for Brenntag AG's North and Latin American operations.

Stephen Clark

Mr. Stephen Clark has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Brenntag AG since June 22, 2011. He serves as Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of Brenntag AG from 2006 and Member of the Management Board of Brenntag AG from 1993 till June 22, 2011. Prior to becoming Brenntag AG's Chief Executive Officer in 2006, Mr. Clark served as the President of the North American Segment at the Company from 1993. He joined the Company in 1981. Mr. Clark graduated from Pennsylvania State University and has worked in a range of financial and general management roles in the chemical distribution industry over the last 30 years.

Edgar Fluri

Prof. Dr. Edgar Fluri has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 28, 2010. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. He spent his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland where he was a Partner, Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Management Committee, and from 1998 to 2008, Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was also Member of the Global Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Since 2008, he has been active as business advisor and besides Brenntag AG, now holds mandates as Member of the Administrative Board at Galerie Beyeler AG, Nobel Biocare Holding AG (Zurich) and Orior AG (Zurich). He has been a part-time lecturer in public accounting and auditing at the University of Basel since 1987 and was appointed titular professor in 1997. He is a Swiss Certified Public Accountant and has a Doctorate in Economics and Business Administration from Universitaet Basel.

Doreen Nowotne

Ms. Doreen Nowotne has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 3, 2010. Since May 11, 2010, she has been Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She joined BC Partners in 2002 from UBS Capital, where she spent over two years in the German private equity team. Prior to this, she spent three years with Arthur Andersen in Munich, conducting teams for annual audits, as well as for financial due diligence investigations. She is Member of the Advisory Board at OME Acquisition S.C.A., among others, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board at SMIT Transformatoren B.V. Ms. Nowotne holds a degree in Business Administration from the Hochschule fuer Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden and participated in the Programme for Executive Development at IMD Lausanne in 2001.

Andreas Rittstieg

Dr. Andreas Rittstieg has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG since March 28, 2010. Since May 11, 2010, he has been Member of the Company's Presiding and Nomination Committee. He is a founding partner of RITTSTIEG Rechtsanwaelte, a corporate law boutique focussing on M&A transactions which was established in 2000. Previously, he was partner of the law firm Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Loeber (today: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer). On October 1, 2010, Mr. Rittstieg joined Gleiss Lutz. He is Member of the Supervisory Board at Hapag-Lloyd AG, among others, and Member of the Administrative Board at Berenberg Bank, Kuehne Holding AG, among others. He studied law at Universities of Bochum, Geneva and Bonn and practiced as visiting attorney with law firms in Los Angeles and Tokyo

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stefan Zuschke

160,000

Steven Holland

2,103,000

Thomas Ludwig

130,000

Georg Mueller

1,019,000

Thomas Langer

--

William Fidler

1,112,000

Stephen Clark

126,000

Edgar Fluri

136,000

Doreen Nowotne

126,000

Andreas Rittstieg

120,000
As Of  30 Dec 2013
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