Heidelberg Materials' Supervisory Board

According to the Articles of Association, the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG, the parent company of Heidelberg Materials, consists of twelve members. Half of the members shall be elected by the Annual General Meeting according to the provisions of the German Stock Corporation Act and half by the employees according to the provisions of the German Codetermination Law. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG is considered as independent.

Dr. Bernd Scheifele, Chairman

  • Heidelberg

  • Member of various supervisory bodies
  • Member since 12 May 2022
  • Chairman since 12 May 2022

Heinz Schmitt*, Deputy Chairman

  • Heidelberg

  • Member of the Council of Employees at the headquarters, HeidelbergCement AG
  • Member since 6 May 2004
  • Deputy Chairman since 7 May 2009
CV Heinz Schmitt

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Barbara Breuninger*

  • Frankfurt

  • Specialist Strategic Management Personnel Recruiting/Development and Coaching, IG Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt, as well as independent Management Trainer and Consultant
  • Member since 5 April 2018

Birgit Jochens*

  • Mainz

  • Chairwoman of the Council of Employees at the Mainz plant, HeidelbergCement AG
  • Member since 9 May 2019   
CV Birgit Jochens

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Ludwig Merckle

  • Ulm

  • Managing Director, Merckle Service GmbH
  • Member since 2 June 1999  
CV Ludwig Merckle

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Luka Mucic

  • Walldorf

  • Chief Financial Officer of SAP SE
  • Member since 9 May 2019  
CV Luka Mucic

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Dr. Ines Ploss*

  • Heidelberg

  • Director Group Procurement
  • Member since 9 May 2019  
CV Dr. Ines Ploss

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Peter Riedel*

  • Frankfurt

  • Department head - building materials industry at the Federal Executive Committee of IG Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt
  • Member since 9 May 2019  
CV Peter Riedel

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Werner Schraeder*

  • Ennigerloh

  • Chairman of the General Council of Employees of HeidelbergCement AG, Chairman of the Council of Employees at the Ennigerloh plant of HeidelbergCement AG and Chairman of the Group Council of Employees
  • Member since 7 May 2009   
CV Werner Schraeder

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Margret Suckale

  • Hamburg

  • Member of supervisory boards
  • Member since 25 August 2017  
CV Margret Suckale

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Dr. Sopna Sury

  • Willich

  • Chief Operating Officer Hydrogen and member of the Executive Board of RWE Generation SE
  • Member since 12 May 2022
CV Dr. Sopna Sury

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marion Weissenberger-Eibl

  • Karlsruhe

  • Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe; she also holds the Chair of Innovation and TechnologyManagement (iTM) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Member since 3 July 2012

* elected by the employees

Dr. Bernd Scheifele

Personnel Committee

  • Ludwig Merckle (Chairman)
  • Birgit Jochens
  • Luka Mucic
  • Dr. Ines Ploss
  • Dr. Bernd Scheifele
  • Heinz Schmitt
  • Werner Schraeder
  • Margret Suckale

Audit Committee

  • Luka Mucic (Chairman)
  • Ludwig Merckle (Deputy Chairman)
  • Barbara Breuninger
  • Peter Riedel
  • Dr. Bernd Scheifele
  • Heinz Schmitt
  • Werner Schraeder
  • Margret Suckale

Sustainability and Innovation Committee

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marion Weissenberger-Eibl (Chairwoman)
  • Ludwig Merckle
  • Dr. Ines Ploss
  • Peter Riedel
  • Werner Schraeder
  • Dr. Sopna Sury

Nomination Committee

  • Ludwig Merckle (Chairman)
  • Margret Suckale
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marion Weissenberger-Eibl

Mediation Committee

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marion Weissenberger-Eibl (Chairwoman)
  • Dr. Ines Ploss
  • Dr. Bernd Scheifele
  • Heinz Schmitt