People: K&S AG (SDFGn.DE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ralf Bethke

72 2008 Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Norbert Steiner

60 2007 Chairman of the Executive Board

Michael Vassiliadis

50 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Burkhard Lohr

51 2012 Member of the Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Noecker

56 2003 Member of the Executive Board, Personnel Director

Thorsten Boeckers

Head of Investor Relations

Gerd Grimmig

61 2000 Member of the Executive Board

Andreas Radmacher

49 2013 Member of the Executive Board

Mark Roberts

51 2012 Member of the Executive Board

Ralf Becker

49 2009 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Jella Benner-Heinacher

54 2003 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

George Cardona

62 2009 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Wesley Clark

63 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Harald Doell

50 2009 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Rainer Gerling

56 2008 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Axel Hartmann

56 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Ruediger Kienitz

54 1998 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Klaus Krueger

60 1999 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Dieter Kuhn

56 2003 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Bernd Malmstroem

73 2003 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Annette Messemer

50 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Rudolf Mueller

70 2003 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Eckart Suenner

70 1992 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Biographies

Name Description

Ralf Bethke

Dr. Ralf Bethke has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative at K&S AG since May 14, 2008. Additionally, he acts as Chairman of the Mediation, Nomination as well as Personnel Committees, and Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He has been Member of the Supervisory Board at K+S AG since July 1, 2007. He also occupies the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Dr. Jens Ehrhardt Kapital AG. Previously, he was Chairman of the Executive Board of the Company. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Benteler International AG, and Member of the Supervisory Board of Suedzucker AG and Sueddeutsche Zuckerruebenverwaltungs-Genossenschaft EG. He joined BASF AG in 1972, where he held various sales and marketing positions in the fertilizer division. In 1978, he was appointed to the Board of Executive Directors of Chemag AG in Frankfurt, Germany, assuming responsibility for sales and marketing of chemicals, finance, personnel and administration. In 1984, he returned to BASF headquarters as head of the intermediate products marketing department. In May 1990, he was appointed to the Board of Executive Directors of Kali und Salz AG, where his first post was that of head of the sales and marketing division. One year later, on July 1, 1991, Dr. Bethke became Chairman of the Executive Board of Kali und Salz AG, now K+S Aktiengesellschaft. In addition, he was Chairman of executive management at Kali und Salz GmbH from 1993 until 2001. After studying Business Administration and Economics at the Universities of Bonn, Cologne and Mannheim he subsequently obtained a Doctorate (Dr.rer.pol) from Universitaet Mannheim in 1971.

Norbert Steiner

Mr. Norbert Steiner has been Chairman of the Executive Board at K&S AG since July 1, 2007. He is responsible for the Corporate Development and Controlling, Legal and Compliance, Investor Relations, Communication, International Human Resources Coordination and the Salt Business Segment at the Company. Since January 2012 he further took over responsibility for the areas of Finance and Accounting, Taxes, Audit and Insurance. Previously, he had been Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of the Company since January 2006. He was appointed to the Company’s Executive Board on May 12, 2000. In 1983, he joined the department of taxes and customs duties at BASF AG headquarters. From 1988 onwards, Mr. Steiner headed the customs duties and excise sub-unit. In 1993, he transferred to K+S Aktiengesellschaft, becoming Head of Legal Affairs, Taxes and Insurance. Apart from the current position in the Company, Mr. Steiner holds mandates in the Supervisory Boards of E.ON Mitte AG and K+S Kali GmbH. He graduated in Law from Universitaet Heidelberg in 1980, subsequently completing his legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court, Karlsruhe.

Michael Vassiliadis

Mr. Michael Vassiliadis is Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of K&S AG. Additionally, he acts as Member of the Personnel Committee, Audit Committee as well as Mediation Committee at the Company. He was appointed to the Company's Supervisory Board on May 7, 2003. Mr. Vassiliadis is Chairman of IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie. He is also Member of the Supervisory Board at BASF SE, as well as Henkel KGaA, and occupies the position of Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Evonik STEAG GmbH. From 1983 until 1986 he worked as Chemical Laboratory Assistant at Bayer AG. From 1986 until 1990 he served as Political secretary, IG Chemicals, Paper, Ceramic, at the administrative agency of Leverkusen and from 1990 until 1994 he served as Political secretary, IG Chemicals, Paper, Ceramic, at the district North Rhine-Westphalia in Leverkusen. In 1994 he was appointed Managing Director at IG Chemicals, Paper, Ceramic, administrative agency of Leverkusen and in 1997 he became Secretary of the Chairman at IG BCE, headquarters in Hanover. From 2004 until 2009 he served as Member of the Central Board of Executive Directors at IG BCE and since 2009 he is Chairman of Chairman, IG BCE, Hanover.

Burkhard Lohr

Dr. Burkhard Lohr has served as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board at K&S AG since June 1, 2012. From 2006, Dr. Lohr has been CFO and additionally, from May 2008, Personnel Director of Hochtief AG, Essen. Previously, he had been CFO of Hochtief Construction AG, Essen, and for a number of years a member of the senior management of Hochtief in Essen and Munich. He studied business administration at Universitaet zu Koeln and obtained his Ph.D. at Technische Universitaet Braunschweig.

Thomas Noecker

Dr. Thomas Noecker has been Member of the Executive Board and Personnel Director of K&S AG since August 1, 2003. He is responsible for the Personnel, Information Technology (IT) Services, Organization and Project Management, Health Management, Property Management, Knowledge Management, Health Management, Global Logistics Strategy, Logistics Purchasing and Trading Businesses at the Company. After studying Law and subsequently obtaining a Doctorate in Muenster, he served legal traineeships e.g. in Dusseldorf and Montreal. In 1991, Dr. Noecker joined RAG Aktiengesellschaft, where he held various positions, subsequently taking over responsibility for the central staff division; a position he held until 1998. In the same year, Dr. Noecker was appointed to the Executive Board of RAG Saarberg AG and assigned responsibility for personnel, legal affairs and IT management/organization. Dr. Noecker is also Member of the Advisory Board of RAG Bildung GmbH. He also sits on the Supervisory Board of K+S Kali GmbH.

Thorsten Boeckers

Gerd Grimmig

Mr. Gerd Grimmig has been Member of the Executive Board of K&S AG since October 1, 2000. He is responsible for Mining and Geology, Technology and Energy, Research and Development, Environmental, Work Safety, Quality Management, Inactive Plants, Consulting, Waste Management and Recycling business segments, as well as for Animal Hygiene Products at the Company. He graduated from Technische Universitaet Clausthal with a degree in mining engineering in 1981. He worked in mining operations at various plants and in the mining division at the head office of Kali und Salz AG (now K+S Aktiengesellschaft). Between 1990 and 1996, he held several plant manager positions in the mining division. Between January 1997 and September 2001, Gerd Grimmig was managing director of Kali und Salz GmbH and responsible for the mining department. .

Andreas Radmacher

Dr. Andreas Radmacher is Member of the Executive Board at K&S AG. He is responsible for the Potash and Magnesium Products business unit. After completing his mining studies in Clausthal-Zellerfeld and Aachen, he became a scientific assistant at DMT GmbH in Essen; at the same time, he completed his doctorate in engineering (Dr.-Ing.). In 1995, he joined STEAG AG. He then joined the US-American Enron group, for which, since 1998, he worked at various positions in London, Oslo and Frankfurt am Main. In 2002, he transferred to RWE and became a member of the board of directors of RWE Transgas a.s. in Prague. In 2003, he was appointed to the board of directors of RWE Energy AG, before becoming CEO of RWE Turkey Holding A.S. in Istanbul in 2009.

Mark Roberts

Mr. Mark Roberts has been Member of the Executive Board of K&S AG since October 1, 2012. He is responsible for the Salt Business Segment at the Company. He started his career at Victaulic Corporation of America, serving as a marketing manager. He later joined Ashland Chemical Company in 1988 as a sales representative and national account manager. In 1992 he joined Potash Import & Chemical Corporation (PICC), the K+S KALI U.S. distribution company, as a sales manager, and subsequently became Vice President. In 2004, he became PICC’s President, and in April 2008, he was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Salt Company (ISCO) in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, U.S. On October 1, 2009, Mr. Roberts became CEO of Morton Salt in Chicago.

Ralf Becker

Mr. Ralf Becker has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of K&S AG since August 1, 2009. He is also a Member of the Audit Committe of the Company. Additionally, he acts as Member of the Supervisory Board at Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH. He also acts as State District Manager North of IG BCE (Mining, Chemicals and Energy Trade Union).

Jella Benner-Heinacher

Ms. Jella Susanne Benner-Heinacher has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative at K&S AG since May 7, 2003. Additionally, she acts as Member of the Personnel Committee at the Company. Ms. Benner-Heinacher is Federal Manager of the Deutsche Schutzvereinigung fuer Wertpapierbesitz eV. She is also Member of the Supervisory Board at A.S. Creation Tapeten AG and TUI AG. She holds a Certificat Superieure from Lausanne and a Master of Comparative Law from the University of San Diego (1985). From 1986 until 1989 she was Legal trainee in Hamburg, Berlin, Brussels, Belgium, and Washington D.C., United States. In 1989 she was admitted as lawyer at the district court of Dusseldorf. Since 2001 she serves as Chairwoman European of Corporate Governance Services (ECGS). Since 2009 she serves as President of Euroshareholders and as President of Euroinvestors in Brussels, Belgium.

George Cardona

Mr. George Spyridon Cardona has served as Member of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative at K&S AG since October 9, 2009. He is Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford (1972), and Trinity College's Department of Philosophy. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of OJSC EuroChem Mineral and Chemical Co, Moscow, Russia. He also sits on the Supervisory Boards of Donalink Ltd. and Erglis Ltd., among others.

Wesley Clark

Mr. Wesley Clark serves as Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative at K&S AG since May 14, 2013. He is Board of Directors of Patriot Supply Holdings, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, USA (Non-Executive Chairman); Board of Directors of Morrison Supply Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas, USA (Non-Executive Chairman); Board of ABC Supply Corporation, Beloit, Wisconsin, USA; Board of Clarcor Inc., Franklin, Tennessee, USA; Board of Stanford University Graduate School of Business, California, USA. He has Bachelors of Arts, Philosophy as well as Bachelors of Arts, Economics both from University of California, Los Angles, 1974,. He also has Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University, 1977.

Harald Doell

Mr. Harald Doell has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at K&S AG since August 1, 2009. He is Chairman of the Works Council of K+S Kali GmbH's Werra plant. Mr. Doell is an electrical engineer.

Rainer Gerling

Dr. Rainer Gerling has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at K&S AG since May 14, 2008. He is Head of K+S KALI GmbH' Werra plant since 2009. He holds a Diploma in Mining Engineering from Technische Universitaet Clausthal (1985).

Axel Hartmann

Mr. Axel Hartmann serves as Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative at K&S AG since May 14, 2013. He is Vice-Chairman of the Collective Works Council of the K&S Group Chairman of the Works Council of K&S KALI GmbH´s Neuhof-Ellers plant. In 1976 – 1979, he gained Training as a wholesaler, Hannoversch Muenden. In 1979 – 198, he was Employee warehouse, Neuhof-Ellers plant. From 1983, he is Full-time chairman of Works Council, Neuhof-Ellers plant.

Ruediger Kienitz

Mr. Ruediger Kienitz has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of K&S AG since March 26, 1998. He is Member of the Works Council of K+S KALI GmbH's Werra plant.

Klaus Krueger

Mr. Klaus Krueger has served as Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of K&S AG since August 9, 1999. In addition, he acts as Member of the Personnel Committee, Audit Committee and Mediation Committee at the Company. Mr. Krueger is Chairman of the Group Works Council of the K+S Group, as well as Chairman of the Works Council of K+S Kali GmbH's Zielitz plant.

Dieter Kuhn

Mr. Dieter Kuhn has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative in K&S AG since May 7, 2003. He is Vice Chairman of the Group Works Council of the K+S Group, as well as Chairman of the Works Council of ESCO GmbH & Co. KG's Bernburg plant.

Bernd Malmstroem

Dr. Bernd Malmstroem, J.D., has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative of K&S AG since May 7, 2003. Additionally, he acts as Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company. He is Lawyer and holds a Doctor Juris degree from Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel. Dr. Malmstroem occupies the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board at IFCO-Systems N.V., and time:matters GmbH. He is also Member of the Supervisory Board of HHLA Intermodal GmbH, and VTG AG, among others.

Annette Messemer

Dr. Annette Messemer serves as Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative at K&S AG since May 14, 2013. She is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. She studied political sciences in Bonn and Paris and has Masters of Arts from Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitaet Bonn as well as Ph.D. from the same university, 1994. She is Divisional board member of Commerzbank AG.

Rudolf Mueller

Dr. Rudolf Mueller has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative at K&S AG since May 7, 2003. In addition, he acts as Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. He is former Member of the Management Board of Suedzucker AG. He graduated from Universitaet Hohenheim with a degree in Agricultural Sciences and a Doctorate in the same subject.

Eckart Suenner

Dr. Eckart Suenner has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative of K&S AG since April 28, 1992. Additionally, he acts as Member of the Mediation Committee and as Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. He is a Counsel at Allen & Overy LLP. Dr. Suenner occupies the position of Member of the Supervisory Board at Infineon Technologies AG. He holds a Doctor Juris degree from Universitaet Regensburg (1969).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ralf Bethke

257,000

Norbert Steiner

2,658,600

Michael Vassiliadis

181,500

Burkhard Lohr

1,151,400

Thomas Noecker

1,746,000

Thorsten Boeckers

--

Gerd Grimmig

1,752,600

Andreas Radmacher

140,600

Mark Roberts

1,172,900

Ralf Becker

120,250

Jella Benner-Heinacher

115,000

George Cardona

109,000

Wesley Clark

66,014

Harald Doell

105,250

Rainer Gerling

105,250

Axel Hartmann

66,014

Ruediger Kienitz

105,250

Klaus Krueger

133,750

Dieter Kuhn

105,250

Bernd Malmstroem

114,250

Annette Messemer

75,014

Rudolf Mueller

114,250

Eckart Suenner

136,750
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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