Mr. Andreas Schmitz, born on 23 February 1960 in Meerbusch-Büderich, Germany, holds a degree in law and is a trained banker.
Mr. Schmitz began his career with HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG in 1989. Until 2000, he held various positions in the corporate clients business and in investment banking. From 2000 to 2002, he was a member of the extended management board, in charge of Investment Banking and, since 2001, additionally in charge of Debt Capital Markets. From 2002 to 2004, he was a personally liable partner, responsible for Corporate & Investment Banking and Debt Capital Markets, before he was appointed Spokesman of the Personally Liable Partners. From 2006 to 2015, he was Chairman of the Management Board, and from June 2015 to November 2020, he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG.
Member of the Supervisory Board of E.ON SE since June 2016; term of office will end at the close of the Annual General Meeting in 2023.
Specific expertise and experience for membership on the Supervisory Board of E.ON SE:
Mr. Schmitz is an acknowledged financial expert with particular expertise in financial analysis and planning, as well as the functioning of capital markets. He is very experienced in dealing with investors and has extensive experience as a member of supervisory boards and, in connection with this, in-depth corporate governance expertise.
Membership in other statutory supervisory boards:
Scheidt & Bachmann GmbH (Chairman)
Memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises: