Shareholders elect new Supervisory Board

Leverkusen, Germany, 20 May 2019 During this year‘s Wuppermann AG Annual Stockholders‘ Meeting on May 20, 2019, at the company‘s headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany, the regular elections for the Supervisory Board also took place. As determined in the Charter of Wuppermann AG, the newly elected Supervisory Board continues to consist out of six members. These include three family members and three external members.

As an external Board Member Prof. Dr. Klaus Rüdiger Trützschler continues his duties as chairman of the Supervisory. Dr. Carl Ludwig Theodor Wuppermann, former CEO of Wuppermann AG, was elected as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Jan Philipp Wuppermann was re-elected as a family member. The businessman is currently managing partner of BÜFA Beteiligungen GmbH in Oldenburg, Germany. The new Supervisory Board Member from the family circle is Max Wuppermann. The business economist works in the field of financial services at Bankhaus Werhahn GmbH in Neuss, Germany.

With Bernd Wehling and Peter Bosbach, the Supervisory Board also receives new faces among members outside the family. Bernd Wehling spent almost 40 years with Wuppermann, many years as managing director and finally as member of the board. Later, the today retired expert was employed as managing director at Welser Profile Beteiligungs GmbH, a major customer and important partner of Wuppermann Hungary Kft.. Peter Bosbach has been active in the steel business since completing his economics studies in 1974. Most of his active professional life he worked for Schäfer in Neunkirchen, Germany, a family-run steel processing group. The 90-year-old Dr.-Ing. Gustav Theodor Wuppermann also continues to support the Supervisory Board as Honorary Chairman.

Before the election, both the Executive Board and the members of the Supervisory Board of the past five years were discharged by the shareholders. „On behalf of the Management Board I would like to thank Ann Caroline von Möller, Robert Hartel, Martin Wuppermann and Prof. Carl-Dieter Wuppermann for their many years of commitment to the Supervisory Board of Wuppermann AG,“ said Johannes Nonn, Spokesman of the Executive Board of Wuppermann AG. During the Annual General Meeting, the shareholders also expressed their sincere thanks to the outgoing members of the Supervisory Board.

With 38 shareholders, the Annual General Meeting in 2019 was again well attended, underscoring the Interest in the further development of Wuppermann.