Management

The Group’s central management entity is the Executive Board of Sartorius AG. In collaboration with the Supervisory Board, the Executive Board defines the Group's strategy, is responsible for the operational management of the Group and controls the distribution of resources within the organization.

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Executive Board

Executive Board of Sartorius AG

The Group’s central management entity is the Executive Board, which currently has four members. These are the CEO, the CFO and the heads of the two divisions. 

The Executive Board is responsible for independently managing the company. In particular, it defines corporate strategy, coordinates and agrees on this approach with the Supervisory Board and implements such corporate strategy. In line with established reporting obligations, the Executive Board regularly informs the Supervisory Board promptly and comprehensively, and requests the latter's approval for certain key business transactions.

Joachim Kreuzburg

Chairman of the Executive Board | CEO

Group Strategy, Human Resources, Corporate Research, Legal & Compliance, Communications

Board member since 2003

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René Fáber

Member of the Executive Board

Bioprocess Solutions Division

Board member since 2019

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Rainer Lehmann

Member of the Executive Board | CFO

Finance, Information Technology, Business Processes

Board member since 2017

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Gerry Mackay

Member of the Executive Board

Lab Products & Services Division

Board member since 2019

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Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board of Sartorius AG

The Supervisory Board monitors and advises the Executive Board. The Supervisory Board consists of twelve members; as stipulated by the German codetermination law governing stock corporations, half of the members are made up of shareholders and half of employees’ representatives.

The Supervisory Board is directly involved in making the decisions of fundamental importance for the company. Together with the Executive Board, the Supervisory Board agrees on the Group’s strategic focus and regularly discusses the status of the ongoing execution of business strategy.


Dr. Lothar Kappich

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Hamburg, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board since April 2007

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Supervisory Board Members

Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Osterode am Harz, Germany

First Authorized Representative of the German Metalworkers’ Union (IG Metall) branch office in the Southern Lower Saxony-Harz region in Northeim, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board since March 2014

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Göttingen, Germany

Chairwoman of the Employees’ Council of Sartorius Corporate Administration GmbH in Göttingen

Member of the Supervisory Board since September 2002

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Overath, Germany

Consultant for a number of healthcare companies and financial investors

Member of the Supervisory Board since January 2020

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Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Attorney and partner of the Hengeler Mueller partnership of lawyers, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board since April 2017

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Göttingen, Germany

Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Sartorius Corporate Administration GmbH in Göttingen, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board since October 2010

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Gleichen, Germany

Chairman of the Employees’ Council of Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH in Göttingen as well as Chairman of the Group Employees’ Council of Sartorius AG in Göttingen, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board since May 2020

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Fredonia, Wisconsin, USA

Chief Executive Officer of Assurance Laboratories LLC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Member of the Supervisory Board since April 2017

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Dietzenbach, Germany

Entrepreneur

Member of the Supervisory Board since March 2022

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Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany

Member and Chairman of the Employees’ Council of Sartorius Lab Instruments GmbH & Co. KG as well as a member of the Group Employees‘ Council of Sartorius AG in Göttingen, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board since March 2021

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Essen, Germany

Consultant

Member of the Supervisory Board since November 2011

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Nienburg / Weser, Germany

Political secretary for organizational policy in the district management of the German Metalworkers’ Union (IG Metall) Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt

Member of the Supervisory Board since March 2022

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Committees of the Supervisory Board

Executive Task Committee

Dr. Lothar Kappich (Chairman)
Annette Becker
Prof. Dr. Klaus Rüdiger Trützschler
Manfred Zaffke

Conciliation Committee

Dr. Lothar Kappich (Chairman)
Annette Becker
Prof. Dr. Klaus Rüdiger Trützschler
Manfred Zaffke

Audit Committee

Prof. Dr. Klaus Rüdiger Trützschler (Chairman)
Dr. Lothar Kappich
Dietmar Müller
Manfred Zaffke

Nomination Committee

Dr. Lothar Kappich (Chairman)
Dr. Daniela Favoccia
Prof. Dr. Klaus Rüdiger Trützschler

Documents

Supervisory Board Rules of Procedure For Sartorius AG

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Individual Meeting Attendance of the Supervisory Board Members 2021

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