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SAP SE Supervisory Board

The SAP SE Supervisory Board advises and supervises the Executive Board. The number of members in and the composition of the Supervisory Board are determined by the Articles of Incorporation and the Agreement of the Involvement of the European Employees in SAP SE. SAP's Supervisory Board currently comprises nine members elected by the shareholders at their General Meeting and nine members representing the European employees of the SAP group.
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Position: Chairman of the Supervisory Board SAP SE
Year of Birth: 1944
Nationality: German
First elected: 2003
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Deputy Chairperson of the Supervisory Board SAP SE
Chairperson of the Spokespersons’ Committee
of Senior Managers of SAP SE
Vice President, Head of SAP Alumni Relations
Year of Birth: 1964
Nationality: German
First elected: 2012
Term expires: bis 2019
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Position: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Huhtamäki Oyj,
Espoo, Finland
Year of Birth: 1957
Nationality: Finnish
First elected: 2002
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Support Expert
Year of Birth: 1968
Nationality: German and Greek
First elected: 2007
Term expires: 2019
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Position: Product Manager
Year of Birth: 1976
Nationality: Slovak
First elected: 2015
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Professor at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Faculty at the Technische Universität Berlin
Year of Birth: 1966
Nationality: German
First elected: 2012
Term expires: 2019
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Position: Attorney-at-law, certified public auditor, certified tax advisor
Partner, Linklaters LLP, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Year of Birth: 1950
Nationality: German
First elected: 1988
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Product Expert, IoT-Standards
Year of Birth: 1971
Nationality: German
First elected: 2015
Term expires: 2019
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Position: Professor for Design Research and Head of the Design Research Lab, University of Arts Berlin
Year of Birth: 1974
Nationality: German
First elected: 2015
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Head of Sponsorships
Year of Birth: 1971
Nationality: German
First elected: 2002
Term expires: 2019
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Position: Managing Partner Balderton Capital, London, Great Britain
Year of Birth: 1962
Nationality: French
First elected: 2008
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Vice President User Experience, Chief Product Expert
Year of Birth: 1966
Nationality: German
First elected: 2015
Term expires: 2019
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Position: Independent Management Consultant
Year of Birth: 1949
Nationality: German
First elected: 2005
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Account Manager / Senior Support Engineer
Year of Birth: 1960
Nationality: American
First elected: 2015
Term expires: 2019
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Position: Head of Company Law Unit, Hans Böckler Foundation
Year of Birth: 1972
Nationality: German
First elected: 2015
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Supervisory Board Member
Year of Birth: 1965
Nationality: Danish
First elected: 2014
Term expires: 2019
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Position: Webmaster
Year of Birth: 1961
Nationality: French
First elected: 2015
Term expires: 2019
 
Position: Managing Director of Dr. Klaus Wucherer Innovations- und Technologieberatung GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
Year of Birth: 1944
Nationality: German
First elected: 2007
Term expires: 2019
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Supervisory Board Committees

The SAP Supervisory Board has appointed committees to prepare its deliberations and implement resolutions – a measure allowed by the law.
 
General and Compensation Committee

The General and Compensation Committee coordinates the work of the Supervisory Board and prepares the meetings of the Supervisory Board. Also, the Committee carries out the preparatory work necessary for the personnel decisions made by the Supervisory Board, e.g. remuneration as well as conclusion of, amendments to, and termination of Executive Board members' work contracts. Further, the General Committee handles matters concerning Corporate Governance.

Members:

 

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  • Prof. Dr. Hasso Plattner (Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Haarmann
  • Andreas Hahn
  • Lars Lamade
  • Prof. Dr. Hasso Plattner (Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Haarmann
  • Andreas Hahn
  • Lars Lamade
  • Bernard Liautaud
  • Margret Klein-Magar
  • Dr. Sebastian Sick
  • Jim Hagemann Snabe
    • Bernard Liautaud
    • Margret Klein-Magar
    • Dr. Sebastian Sick
    • Jim Hagemann Snabe
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    Audit Committee

    The Audit Committee handles matters concerning the financial statements and the auditing of the Group accounts.

    Members:

    • Dr. Erhard Schipporeit (Chairman)
    • Panagiotis Bissiritsas
    • Martin Duffek
    • Prof. Dr. Klaus Wucherer
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    Finance and Investment Committee

    The Finance and Investment Committee is responsible for matters related to financing as well as for strategic and venture capital investments.

    Members:

     

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    • Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Haarmann (Chairman)
    • Pekka Ala-Pietilä
    • Panagiotis Bissiritsas
    • Margret Klein-Magar
    • Dr. Sebastian Sick
    • Jim Hagemann Snabe
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    Technology and Strategy Committee

    The Technology and Strategy Committee observes the latest technological developments and advises the Supervisory Board, especially when decisions require detailed technological knowledge.

    Members:

     

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    • Prof. Dr. Hasso Plattner (Chairman)
    • Christine Regitz (Vice Chairperson)
    • Pekka Ala-Pietilä
    • Panagiotis Bissiritsa
    • Prof. Anja Feldmann
    • Andreas Hahn
    • Prof. Dr. Gesche Joost
    • Margret Klein-Magar
    • Bernard Liautaud
    • Pierre Thiollet
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    Nomination Committee

    In accordance with a recommendation in the German Corporate Governance Code, SAP has a Nomination Committee. The purpose of the Nomination Committee is to propose suitable candidates for the Supervisory Board to recommend when the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders elects Supervisory Board members. The membership of the Nomination Committee is drawn entirely from among the shareholder-elected Supervisory Board members.

    Members:

    • Prof. Dr. Hasso Plattner (Chairman)
    • Pekka Ala-Pietilä
    • Bernard Liautaud
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    Special Committee

    The Special Committee deliberates on matters arising from extraordinary and considerable risks, such as litigations that are of some significance. It meets as and when matters are referred to it.

    Members:

     

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    • Prof. Dr. Hasso Plattner (Chairman)
    • Pekka Ala-Pietilä
    • Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Haarmann
    • Lars Lamadé
    • Dr. Erhard Schipporeit
    • Dr. Sebastian Sick
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    People and Organization Committee

    The People and Organization Committee deliberates on key personnel matters and major organizational changes below Executive Board level; it also deliberates on equal opportunities for women at SAP. The Committee only advises the Executive and Supervisory Board on these matters. The Committee members are the Supervisory Board chairperson and seven other members of the Supervisory Board.

    Members:

     

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    • Prof. Dr. Hasso Plattner (Chairman)
    • Martin Duffek
    • Prof. Anja Feldmann
    • Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Haarmann
    • Prof. Dr. Gesche Joost
    • Lars Lamadé
    • Christine Regitz
    • Robert Schuschnig-Fowler
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    Meeting Participation

    You will find an overview of the participation of the Supervisory Board Members meetings and the committee meetings here.
     

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