Supervisory Board – Biography

Professor Dr Susanne Hannemann

Born 1964
Bochum
Nationality: German

Professor of General Business Management, specializing in business tax law and auditing Bochum University of Applied Sciences

First appointment: May 15, 2012
Appointed until the end of the Annual General Meeting 2022.

Committees

  • Audit Committee

Professor Dr Hannemann is not a member of any other statutory Supervisory Boards or comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany or abroad.

Biography

Professor Susanne Hannemann (certified tax advisor) studied economics at Ruhr University Bochum and did her doctorate in Finance and Banking. Stints in her professional career included work at Berliner Bank (1993/1994), Arthur Andersen (1994 to 1998) and PriceWaterhouseCoopers where she was promoted to partner in 2001.

From 2003 to 2007, Professor Susanne Hannemann ran the Group Tax Department at Rheinmetall AG. Since March 2007, she has been a professor teaching Business Administration at the Bochum University of Applied Sciences, with a specialization in Business Taxation and Auditing. She is a member of the Faculty Council and is the Examination Board chairperson for the International Bachelor and Master Programs at the Economics Department of the University.

Since 2009, she has been a member of the Examination Committee for Auditors at the Wirtschaftsprüferkammer in North Rhine-Westphalia. Furthermore, she is a member in the “Corporate Governance Reporting” working group of the “Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft” and in the Financial Experts Associations e.V. In 2021 the European Commission listed her as Independent Person acc. to Art 9 of the EU Council Directive ((EU) 2017/1852).

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