Supervisory Board – Biography

Klaus-Günter Vennemann

Born 1954
Waidring, Austria
Nationality: German

Consulting Engineer

First appointment: 10 May 2016
Appointed until the end of the Annual General Meeting 2021


  • Nomination Committee

Memberships in other statutory Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad

  • Nanogate SE
  • Nanogate PD Systems GmbH
  • Nanogate Central and Eastern Europe GmbH
  • Dr. Rudolf Kellermann GmbH (Member of Advisory Board)


After completing his training in electronics at the Technician School in Duisburg in 1978, Klaus-Günter Vennemann held management positions at various companies, including in the US (Executive Vice President Operations at Getrag Gears of North America Inc.) and Germany (Vice President Manufacturing at Getrag GmbH & Cie. KG, and Managing Director at LuK Fahrzeug-Hydraulik GmbH & Co. KG, LuK GmbH & Co. oHG, and TRW Fahrwerksysteme GmbH).

After 16 years as a member of management at LuK GmbH & Co. oHG, a Schaeffler Group company, as well as head of marketing for Schaeffler Automotive, Klaus-Günter Vennemann moved to Siteco Lighting GmbH in Traunreut (which has been a subsidiary of OSRAM AG since July 2011) as a partner and Chairman of the Management Board in 2009. In addition to this role, he was responsible for the General Lighting business unit of OSRAM AG in Munich until September 2012 as the CEO. Since October 2012, Klaus-Günter Vennemann has worked as a freelance business and management consultant as part of his positions on supervisory boards.