Dr. Werner Brandt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RWE AG
Member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG

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  • Year of birth: 1954
  • Place of birth: Herne
  • Nationality: German
  • Member since: 18 April 2013
  • End of term: 2025

  • Obtained an MBA-equivalent at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Obtained a doctorate from Darmstadt Technical University


1981 - 1992

Price Waterhouse (today: PricewaterhouseCoopers)

1992 - 1999

Member of the Board of Directors and Vice President European Operations of Baxter Deutschland GmbH

1999 - 2001

CFO and Labour Director at Fresenius Medical Care AG

2001 - 2014


June 2014 - May 2022 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (today ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE)
Since January 2018 Member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG

Membership in other mandatory supervisory boards

  • Siemens AG1

Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory committees of commercial enterprises


Core competences

  • Expertise in company strategy development and implementation
  • Competence in the areas of new technologies and digitization
  • Leadership experience
  • 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


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