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Supervisory Board

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA

Dr. Dieter Schenk

Chairman of the
Supervisory Board
Ottobrunn, Germany

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Rolf A. Classon

Vice Chairman of the
Supervisory Board
Martinsville, New Jersey, U.S.

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Gregory Sorensen, MD

Member of the
Supervisory Board
Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Dr. Dorothea Wenzel

Member of the
Supervisory Board
Lead Independent Director
Darmstadt, Germany

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Pascale Witz

Member of the
Supervisory Board
Paris, France

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Prof. Dr. Gregor Zünd

Member of the
Supervisory Board
Herrliberg, Switzerland

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CVs are updated on an ongoing basis, but at least once a year.

Dr. Ben Lipps

Honorary Chairman

Profile of skills and expertise and concrete objectives for the composition

Pursuant to recommendation C.1 of the German Corporate Governance Code, the Supervisory Board of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA has determined concrete objectives for its composition and prepared a profile of skills and expertise for the entire Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board will take into consideration such objectives and profile of skills and expertise when discussing its election proposals to the General Meeting.

Rules of Procedure

In accordance with the recommendation D.1 of the German Corporate Governance Code, the Supervisory Board has adopted rules of procedure which set out, among other things, the modalities for convening meetings and the manner in which resolutions are adopted.

Profile of skills and expertise of the Supervisory Board
Rules of Procedure of the
Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board Committees

From the midst of its members, the Supervisory Board forms qualified committees for the efficient exercise of its responsibilities, which prepare the matters for deliberation and resolutions of the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board regularly and timely receives briefings on the committees’ work.

Audit and Corporate Governance Committee

  • Rolf A. Classon (Chairman)
  • Pascale Witz (Vice Chairman)
  • Dr. Dorothea Wenzel
     

Nomination Committee

  • Dr. Dieter Schenk (Chairman)
  • Rolf A. Classon (Vice Chairman)
  • Dr. Dorothea Wenzel
     

Joint Committee

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA also has established a Joint Committee whose composition and activity is provided for in Articles 13a et seq. of the Articles of Association of the Company. The Joint Committee is convened only as required, namely in cases of certain legal transactions defined in the Articles of Association as substantial transactions and for which the General Partner requires the consent of the Joint Committee.

Members of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA

  • Dr. Dorothea Wenzel (Vice Chairman)
  • Rolf A. Classon
     

Members of Fresenius Medical Care Management AG

  • Stephan Sturm (Chairman)
  • Rachel Empey

Fresenius Medical Care Management AG,
General Partner of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA

Supervisory Board

Stephan Sturm
Chairman

Dr. Dieter Schenk
Vice Chairman

Rolf A. Classon

Rachel Empey

Gregory Sorensen, MD

Pascale Witz

Dr. Ben Lipps
Honorary Chairman

Supervisory Board Committees

From the midst of its members, the Supervisory Board forms qualified committees for the efficient exercise of its responsibilities, which prepare the matters for deliberation and resolutions of the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board regularly and timely receives briefings on the committees’ work.

Human Resources Committee

  • Stephan Sturm (Chairman)
  • Dr. Dieter Schenk (Vice Chairman)
  • Rolf A. Classon
     

Nomination Committee

  • Stephan Sturm (Chairman)
  • Dr. Dieter Schenk (Vice Chairman)
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The remuneration of the members of the Supervisory Board is based on Article 13 of the Articles of Association. More information can be found here.

More information about our Annual General Meeting can be found here.