Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Voith GmbH

The Supervisory Board of Voith GmbH consists of 20 members and is the controlling authority for the Management Board. Alongside elected employees' representatives, this committee also includes experienced, high-ranking representatives from German industry.
 

Dr. Manfred Bischoff

Dr. Manfred Bischoff

Chairman, Chairman of the Supervisory Board Daimler AG, Stuttgart/Germany

Gerd Schaible* 

Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the corporate works council of Voith GmbH, Heidenheim/Germany

Walter Beraus* 

Secretary of the Metalworkers’ Union, Regional Organization Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart/Germany

Thomas Brezina* 

Member of the works council of the common entity of companies of Voith Paper Heidenheim, Heidenheim/Germany

Ulrich Eckelmann* 

General Secretary
industriAll European Trade Union, Brussels/Belgium

Sonja Gorsch 

Teacher, Erftstadt/Germany 

Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk 

Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG (retired)

Johannes Hammacher

Executive Vice President of the family-owned company J. M. Voith GbR, Mannheim

Dr. Alan Hippe 

 

Member of the Executive Board F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel/Switzerland

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing E.h. Hans-Peter Keitel

Vice President of the Federation of German Industry e. V.,
Berlin/Germany

Michael Koob*

Construction Manager, Voith Industrial Services, Speyer

Dr. phil. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller 

President of the Board of Management of Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen/Germany

Dr. Volker Linden*

Head of Industrial Property Rights, Voith GmbH, Heidenheim

Dr. Ophelia Nick 

 

Veterinarian, Wuelfrath/Germany

Richard Obermeier*

Chairman of the Works Council Voith Paper GmbH & Co., Ravensburg

Gerold Schaubmayr* 

Chairman of the works council of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG, Crailsheim/Germany

Ute Schurr* 

Chairwoman of the works council of the common entity of companies of Voith Turbo Heidenheim, Heidenheim/Germany

Klemens Schweppenhäuser 

Member of the Board of Management of Familiengesellschaft J.M. Voith GbR, Mannheim/Germany

Dr.-Ing. E. h. Heinrich Weiss 

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SMS GmbH, Düsseldorf/Germany

Ralf Willeck*

First Authorized Representative IG Metall (Metalworkers' Union), Heidenheim

*Elected by the employees.