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


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

2001 - 2014


1999 - 2001

CFO and Labour Director at Fresenius Medical Care AG

1992 - 1999

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

1981 - 1992

Price Waterhouse (today: PricewaterhouseCoopers)

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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