Dr. Eckhard Cordes, Chairman

Partner with Cevian Capital AG, Pfäffikon, Switzerland

Personal Data

Date of birth: November 25, 1950
Place of birth: Neumünster
Place of residence: Munich


Education

Degree in Business Administration, University of Hamburg, Doctorate


Career

1976: Joined Daimler-Benz AG, held various management positions in Germany and abroad

1996 – 2005: Member of the Executive Board at Daimler-Benz AG / DaimlerChrysler AG

2006 – 2009: Chairman of the Executive Board at Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH

2006 – 2007: Chairman of the Supervisory Board at METRO AG

2007 – 2011: Chairman of the Executive Board at METRO AG

since 2012: Partner with Cevian Capital

since 2014: Member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bilfinger SE


Membership of statutory supervisory boards of other German companies

WMP Eurocom AG, Berlin


Membership of comparable supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad

AB Volvo (publ), Gothenburg, Sweden, Board of Directors

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