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SAP SE Supervisory Board

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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Chairman of the Supervisory Board
 
Deputy Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
 
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Solidium Oy, Helsinki, Finland
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Support Expert
 
Product Manager
 
Professor at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Faculty (Chair of Intelligent Networks and Management of Distributed Systems) at the Technische Universität Berlin
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Attorney-at-law, certified public auditor, certified tax advisor
Partner, Linklaters LLP, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
Product Expert, Industry Standards & Open Source
 
Professor for Design Research and Head of the Design Research Lab, University of Arts Berlin
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Head of Customer & Events GSS COO
Managing Director, Rhein-Neckar-Löwen GmbH, Kronau, Germany
 
General Partner Balderton Capital, London, Great Britain
 
Vice President User Experience
Chief Product Expert
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Independent Management Consultant
 
Account Manager / Senior Support Engineer
 
Head of Company Law Unit, Hans Böckler Foundation
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Supervisory Board Member
 
Webmaster
 
Managing Director of Dr. Klaus Wucherer Innovations- und Technologieberatung GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
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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 and Global Managing 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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