Vossloh AG’s boards

Executive Board

The Executive Board of the Vossloh Group consists of three members. It determines the strategic direction of the company, makes portfolio decisions and takes decisions on matters concerning Group organisation and financing. In addition, the members of the Executive Board operate in individual business areas. The Executive Board strives for a sustainable increase in company value.

Dr. H.C. Hans M. Schabert

CEO, born 1961, joined Vossloh as Chief Executive Officer in April 2014, appointed until 2017, responsible in particular for the Core Components and Transportation divisions, as well as the corporate departments Human Resources, M&A, and Corporate Development.

Oliver Schuster

born 1964, member of Vossloh’s Executive Board since March 2014, appointed until 2017, responsible in particular for the Lifecycle Solutions division and the corporate departments Legal, Compliance, IT, Accounting, Controlling, Communications, Investor Relations, Internal Auditing, and Treasury.

Volker Schenk

born 1964, joined Vossloh’s Executive Board in May 2014, appointed until 2017, responsible in particular for the Customized Modules division along with Sales, R&D, Production, Quality Assurance, Environmental Protection, and Occupational Safety as well as liaising with trade and industry associations.

Vossloh AG’s
Supervisory Board

Vossloh AG’s Supervisory Board has six members.

The Supervisory Board oversees and advises the Executive Board’s management and conduct of business. Certain material transactions (specified in the Executive Board rules of procedure) are subject to prior Supervisory Board approval. The Supervisory Board periodically discusses the business trend with the Executive Board, as well as the corporate plan and strategy and their implementation. It approves the annual budget and financial statements of Vossloh AG and the Vossloh Group with due consideration of the statutory auditor’s audit reports. The Supervisory Board is also responsible for the appointment and dismissal of Executive Board members.

Supervisory Board:

Heinz Hermann Thiele2,4, Chairman, Munich, Entrepreneur,
former Chairman of the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG
  • Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse GmbH Austria

Ulrich M. Harnacke2,3,4, Vice Chairman, Mönchengladbach, tax consultant and auditor
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Elexis AG
  • Member of the Shareholders’ Committee of Thüga Holding GmbH & Co. KGaA

Silvia Maisch1, Monheim, electrical mechanic

Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Schlosser4, Puchheim, consultant and former Managing Director of
Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH

Michael Ulrich1,2,3, Kiel, machinist

Ursus Zinsli3,4, Saint-Sulpice (Canton of Vaud, Switzerland), former Managing Director of
Scheuchzer SA (Switzerland)
  • Vice-President of the Administrative Board of FURRER + FREY AG, Bern (Switzerland)
  • Member of the Administrative Board of Scheuchzer SA, Bussigny (Switzerland)

1) Employee representative
2) Member of the Personnel Committee
3) Member of the Audit Committee
4) Member of the Nomination Committee