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Dr. Erhard Schipporeit

Independent Corporate Consultant

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  • Year of birth: 1949
  • Place of birth: Bitterfeld
  • Nationality: German
  • Member since: 20 April 2016
  • End of term: 2024


  • Obtained a degree in business management and a doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) from Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


1979 - 1981

Bosch Group

1981 - 1990

VARTA Batterie AG

1990 - 1997

VARTA AG and VARTA Batterie AG

1990 - 1993

Member of the Executive Board and CFO, VARTA

1993 - 1997

Chairman of the Executive Board, VARTA

1997 - 2000

Member of the Executive Board and CFO of VIAG AG

2000 - 2006

Member of the Executive Board and CFO of E.ON AG

Since 2006 Independent Corporate Consultant

Membership in other mandatory supervisory boards

  • BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
  • Hannover Rück SE1
  • HDI Haftpflichtverband der Deutschen Industrie VVaG
  • Talanx AG1

Memberschip in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory committees of commercial enterprises


Core competences

  • Comprehensive energy expertise (electricity generation from renewables, energy trading and conventional electricity generation)
  • Expertise in company strategy development and implementation 
  • Competence in the areas of new technologies and digitisation
  • Leadership experience
  • International experience in the energy sector, knowledge of its international status and of domestic and international interests in relation to the sector
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial statement audits
  • Special knowledge and experience in applying accounting principles and internal monitoring methods
  • Appropriate expertise in co-determination matters


1 Listed company