Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lehner

Dr. Ulrich Lehner

Member of the Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, E.ON SE


Professor Dr. Ulrich Lehner, born on 1 May 1946 in Düsseldorf, Germany, is an industrial engineer and mechanical engineer (diploma) and earned a doctorate; he is also a tax consultant and an auditor.

Professor Lehner began his career in 1975 as a tax consultant and auditor at KPMG AG in Düsseldorf, before he joined Henkel KGaA in 1981. After a short period of working in the Controlling function of Friedrich Krupp GmbH, he returned to Henkel in 1986. In 1991, he was appointed Managing Director of Henkel Asia Pacific, and in 1995, member of the Management Committee and Vice President Finance/Logistics of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA. From 2000 to 2008, he served as Chairman of the Management Board of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.

Member of the Supervisory Board of E.ON AG / E.ON SE since 2003; term will end at the close of the Annual General Meeting in 2018.

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of E.ON SE; term will end at the close of the Annual General Meeting in 2018.

Specific expertise and experience for the membership on the Supervisory Board of E.ON SE:

Professor Lehner is an acknowledged financial expert with extensive management and strategy expertise since he has been engaged in the management and supervision of DAX companies for many years. He has profound knowledge of the energy sector and considerable experience in retail-customer-centred/centric industries, with a particular focus on product development, the sales and service business, and the application of related new technologies.

Other supervisory board seats:

* Deutsche Telekom AG (Chairman) 1)
* ThyssenKrupp AG (Chairman)1)
* Porsche Automobil Holding SE1)
+ Henkel AG & Co. KGaA1)

1Listed Company
The supervisory board seats are marked as follows:
* Membership in other statutory supervisory boards
+ Membership in comparable German and foreign supervisory bodies of corporations
Listed companies and seats on boards of Group companies are marked as such.

Information as of November 2017