Changes in the composition of the Supervisory Board and the Management Board
In the reporting period, the following changes were made in the Management Board and Supervisory Board of DB AG:
Martin Seiler took up his position as member of the Management Board responsible for Human Resources and Legal Affairs on January 1, 2018. Alexander Doll took up his position as member of the Management Board responsible for Freight Transport and Logistics on April 1, 2018. Both Board members were appointed previously in 2017. Since January 1, 2019, Alexander Doll has been managing the Finance, Freight Transport and Logistics Board division of DB Group, following the merging of the finance functions previously managed by the Board division of the CEO with the business units of the Freight Transport and Logistics division.
Prof. Dr. Dr. Utz-Hellmuth Felcht resigned his mandate on the Supervisory Board of DB AG and position as Chairman of the Supervisory Board as of the end of March 31, 2018. Following his resignation from the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur; BMVI), the secondment of former Secretary of State Michael Odenwald to the Supervisory Board of DB AG was terminated with effect from the end of April 10, 2018. He was appointed member of the Supervisory Board of DBAG during the extraordinary Annual General Meeting on April 10, 2018 with effect from April 11, 2018 and succeeded Prof. Felcht; and in the extraordinary meeting of the Supervisory Board of DB AG on April 17, 2018, he was elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DB AG for the duration of his term.
As successor to former Secretary of State Michael Odenwald, Secretary of State Guido Beermann (BMVI) was seconded to the Supervisory Board of DB AG with effect from April 11, 2018. In the context of his resignation from the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie; BMWi), Parliamentary State Secretary Uwe Beckmeyer resigned from the Supervisory Board of DB AG with effect from April 30, 2018. His position on the Supervisory Board of DBAG was succeeded by Parliamentary Secretary of State Oliver Wittke (BMWi) with effect from July 31, 2018. Dr. Michael Frenzel and Dr. Jürgen Großmann both resigned their mandates on the Supervisory Board of DB AG with effect from the end of July 18, 2018. Their successors, Eckhardt Rehberg (Member of the Federal Parliament) and Stefan Müller (Member of the Federal Parliament), were elected as members of the Supervisory Board of DB AG at the extraordinary Annual General Meetings of September 20, 2018 and November 20, 2018 respectively. Ludwig Koller resigned his Supervisory Board mandate with effect from July 31, 2018. As successor, Jürgen Knörzer was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board by judicial decision of the Regional Court of Charlottenburg (Amtsgericht Charlottenburg) with effect from September 11, 2018.
The Supervisory Board thanks the departing members of the Supervisory Board for their committed and constructive support of the company.
The Supervisory Board would also like to thank the Management Board, the employees and the works council representatives of DB AG and affiliated companies for their achievements in the year under review.
Berlin, March 2019
For the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
of Deutsche Bahn AG