People: Lanxess AG (LXSG.DE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rolf Stomberg

74 2005 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Matthias Zachert

46 2014 Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Ulrich Freese

62 2007 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Bernhard Duettmann

55 2011 Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer

Rainier van Roessel

56 2007 Member of the Management Board

Axel Berndt

56 2010 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Rudolf Fauss

62 2005 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Friedrich Janssen

2005 Member of the Supervisory Board

Robert Koehler

65 2005 Member of the Supervisory Board

Rainer Laufs

72 2005 Member of the Supervisory Board

Thomas Meiers

40 2011 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Claudia Nemat

46 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Hans-Juergen Schicker

60 2005 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Gisela Seidel

63 2005 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Theo Walthie

66 2010 Member of the Supervisory Board

Oliver Stratmann

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Rolf Stomberg

Dr. Rolf W. H. Stomberg has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Lanxess AG since April 4, 2005. In addition, he acts as Chairman of the Company's Presidial Committee, as well as the Nominations Committee. Dr. Stomberg has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Management Consulting Group plc, London since 1998. Prior to that, he worked for almost 30 years for the BP petroleum group, latterly as Chief Executive of the Shipping, Refining and Marketing business segment. He was also Member of the Board of Directors of The British Petroleum Co plc, London. His other roles include Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, Member of the Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG and Member of the Board of Directors at Smith & Nephew plc as well as at JSC Severstal, among others. Dr. Stomberg studied Economics at the Universitaet Hamburg, graduating as Dr. rer. pol.

Matthias Zachert

Mr. Matthias Zachert has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of Lanxess AG since April 1, 2014. He was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board at Lanxess AG from September 16, 2004 to March 31, 2011. He completed an industrial management apprenticeship at Mercedes-Benz AG before he studied business administration with a concentration in finance and international management from 1990 to 1995. He graduated with a degree in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann). From 1999 to 2002, he worked in Paris as Chief Financial Officer of the International Region of Aventis Pharma AG, which was formed by the merger of Hoechst Marion Roussel (HMR) and Rhone-Poulenc Rorer. Before the merger that created Aventis, he held various senior management positions in the pharmaceutical business of Hoechst AG. As of 2002 Matthias Zachert was Chief Financial Officer at Kamps AG, where he helped to restructure the company. From June 2011, he has been a member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer at Merck KGaA.

Ulrich Freese

Mr. Ulrich Freese has been Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Lanxess AG since March 14, 2007. He is Member of the Presidial Committee at the Company. From March 14, 2005 to March 14, 2007 he was Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Lanxess AG. Mr. Freese has been a trade union secretary for almost 30 years, successively holding the positions of Youth, Labor Law and Works Council Secretary, as well as Deputy School, District and State District Manager. Mr. Freese trained as a fitter at the Schlaegel and Eisen colliery and worked several years in the mine. Currently, Mr. Freese has been Deputy Chairman of the German Mine, Chemical and Power Workers' Union since March 2004, a union of which he has been a member for some 40 years. He is also Member of the Supervisory Board of Vattenfall Europe Mining AG, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, amongst other positions.

Bernhard Duettmann

Dr. Bernhard Duettmann has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board at Lanxess AG since April 1, 2011. In 1989 he joined Beiersdorf AG, where he was latterly the Executive Board Member responsible for Finance/Human Resources and held regional responsibility for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey. Dr. Duettmann serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at Gesellschaft fuer Kommunikation SE (GfK), Member of the Board of Directors of Deutsches Aktieninstitut (DAI), as well as Member of the Board of Directors at LANXESS Corp, among others. He studied Business Administration at Universiateat zu Koeln (University of Cologne), where he also obtained his doctorate.

Rainier van Roessel

Dr. Rainier van Roessel has been Member of the Management Board at Lanxess AG since January 1, 2007. In 1988 he joined the Corporate Organization department of Bayer AG as an internal adviser. In 1993 Dr. van Roessel became a strategic adviser in the Strategic Planning department, where he helped to set up the mergers and acquisitions unit. In 1997 Dr. van Roessel became Head of Strategic Marketing for styrenics in the Plastics Business Group, and in 2001 he was appointed Head of European Marketing for polycarbonates. In the newly formed Bayer Polymers subgroup Dr. van Roessel assumed responsibility for Global Operations Polyester/TPU/Films. When LANXESS was established in 2004, he became Head of the Rubber Chemicals business unit, and in June 2006 he was appointed Managing Director of LANXESS N.V., Antwerp, Belgium. Currently, Dr. van Roessel also occupies various positions within the LANXESS Group and acts as Chairman of the Board of Directors of LANXESS S.A. de C.V., LANXESS Hong Kong Ltd. Holding Hispania S.L., LANXESS Chemicals S.L., LANXESS S.r.l. and LANXESS India Private Ltd., among others. He studied Business Administration at Universitaet zu Koeln, obtaining his Doctorate in 1988.

Axel Berndt

Mr. Axel Berndt has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Lanxess AG since May 28, 2010. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He has also acted as Member of the LANXESS Works Council in Leverkusen. In addition, Mr. Berndt acts as Member of the Supervisory Board of LANXESS Deutschland GmbH. He held the same post at Aliseca GmbH until June 13, 2013.

Rudolf Fauss

Dr. Rudolf Fauss has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Lanxess AG since March 14, 2005. Additionally, he acts as Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Dr. Fauss worked in research, production, staff and project work in various sectors of the Bayer Group and also spent four years in Texas, the United States, in connection with the acquisition of Polysar. He is Head of Central Functions in the Human Resources Group Function, Chairman of the LANXESS AG Group Managerial Employees' Committee and Chairman of the LANXESS Managerial Employees' Committee. Dr. Fauss also serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at LANXESS Deutschland GmbH. Dr. Fauss gained a Doctorate in Chemistry at Technische Universitaet Wien.

Friedrich Janssen

Dr. Friedrich Carl Janssen has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Lanxess AG since January 27, 2005. In addition, he acts as Chairman of the Audit Committee and as Member of the Nominations Committee of the Company. He is also member of the Presidial Committee at the Company. Dr. Janssen worked for Ruhrgas AG in Essen (now E.ON Ruhrgas AG) since 1981, holding various positions, including Head of General Accounting/Special Tasks, Head of the Accounting Department, and Head of the Acquisitions & Mergers and Group Controlling. He is former Member of the Executive Board of E.ON Ruhrgas AG. Currently, he serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, as well as National-Bank AG, and is Member of the Advisory Board at HDI-Gerling Sach Serviceholding AG, among others. Dr. Janssen studied Business Administration at Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen (the University of Goettingen).

Robert Koehler

Mr. Robert J. Koehler has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Lanxess AG since January 27, 2005. He is Member of the Presidial Committee of the Company. Mr. Koehler has been Chairman of the Board of Management of SGL Carbon AG, Wiesbaden since 1992. Before moving there, he worked from 1971 to 1991 for the Hoechst Group, where his positions included Marketing Manager for Organic Chemicals at Hoechst UK Ltd. in Great Britain, Managing Director of Hoechst Colombiana S.A. in Colombia and latterly Head of Corporate Planning at the group's headquarters in Frankfurt. Currently, he serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, Kloeckner & Co. SE, and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, among others. Mr. Koehler also occupies the position of Chairman of the Board of Management of SGL Carbon SE. After training as a commercial employee, Mr. Koehler studied Business Administration at Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz (the Technical University of Mainz).

Rainer Laufs

Mr. Rainer Laufs has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Lanxess AG since January 27, 2005. Additionally, he acts as Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Laufs has been working as a self-employed consultant since the beginning of 2005. Before that, he was Member of the Executive Board of the Forum fuer Zukunftsenergien e.V. (Forum for Future Energies) in Berlin for two years. He gained his professional experience mainly with the Shell Group, working, among other places, in Great Britain and the Netherlands. In total, he worked for the Group for 30 years, latterly as Chairman of the Board of Management. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board at WCM Beteiligungs- und Grundbesitz AG and Petrotec AG. Furthermore, Mr. Laufs serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at LANXESS Deutschland GmbH. Mr. Laufs trained as a bank clerk before going on to study Business Administration in Cologne, Los Angeles and Boston.

Thomas Meiers

Mr. Thomas Meiers has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Lanxess AG since June 1, 2011. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. After his apprenticeship as a metering mechanic Mr. Meiers worked for several years with Saarbergwerke AG. Mr. Meiers became Member of the IG BCE in 1990 and was Chairman of the Youth Committee of Saarbergwerke AG. Since 2001 he worked for the IG BCE in several positions at district and federal level. Until November 30, 2011, he acted as Member of the Supervisory Board at Sasol Germany GmbH. He is District Secretary of the German Mining and Energy Industrial Union. In addition, he serves on the Supervisory Boards of INEOS Deutschland Holding GmbH, INEOS Koeln GmbH and LANXESS Deutschland GmbH. He studied law in Hamburg with focus on commercial and labor law.

Claudia Nemat

Ms. Claudia Nemat has been Member of Supervisory Board of Lanxess AG since July 25, 2013. She is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She is Member of the Management Board at Deutsche Telekom AG. Her professional experience covers working for Lanxess Deutschland GmbH, Buyln SA, Everything Everywhere Ltd, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA.

Hans-Juergen Schicker

Mr. Hans-Juergen Schicker has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Lanxess AG since March 14, 2005. In addition, he acts as Member of the Presidial Committee at the Company. Mr. Schicker became Member of the Works Council of Bayer AG in 1981. He gained professional experience working as a fitter at Bayer AG. Following the spin-off of LANXESS, he was assigned to the newly established company, and was elected Chairman of its Works Council at the first election in 2005. Mr. Schicker trained as a fitter at Bayer AG. He is Chairman of the LANXESS Works Council in Uerdingen. He also serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at LANXESS Deutschland GmbH.

Gisela Seidel

Ms. Gisela Seidel has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Lanxess AG since March 14, 2005. Additionally, she acts as Member of the Presidial Committee of the Company. Ms. Seidel has been Member of the Works Council of Bayer AG in Dormagen for 21 years and has been released from her normal duties to serve as a Works Council member since 1999. Previously, she worked as a chemical laboratory assistant in the polyurethanes research department at Bayer AG. On graduating from high school she trained as a chemical laboratory assistant at Bayer AG in Dormagen. Ms. Seidel is Chairwoman of the LANXESS Works Council in Dormagen. She also serves as Member of the Supervisory Board at LANXESS Deutschland GmbH.

Theo Walthie

Mr. Theo H. Walthie has been Member of the Supervisory Board of the Lanxess AG since May 28, 2010. In the Company he also serves as Member of the Audit and Nominations Committees. Since 1970 Mr. Walthie worked in several executive positions within the Dow Chemical group. He was appointed from 1995 to 2007 as Global Business President Hydrocarbons & Energy. He lead the whole business division and its joint ventures globally. Currently, he acts as Member of the Supervisory Board of LANXESS Deutschland GmbH. He is a self-employed consultant. Mr. Walthie studied Chemical Engineering at Technische Universiteit Delft (the Technical University Delft/Netherlands).

Oliver Stratmann

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Rolf Stomberg

261,500

Matthias Zachert

308,000

Ulrich Freese

181,500

Bernhard Duettmann

1,411,000

Rainier van Roessel

1,401,000

Axel Berndt

140,000

Rudolf Fauss

218,200

Friedrich Janssen

199,548

Robert Koehler

138,500

Rainer Laufs

140,000

Thomas Meiers

140,000

Claudia Nemat

38,280

Hans-Juergen Schicker

101,500

Gisela Seidel

141,500

Theo Walthie

140,000

Oliver Stratmann

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As Of 30 Dec 2013
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