At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appointed Andreas Schick (47) to become Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Schaeffler AG as of April 1st, 2018. He will take over the role as Chief Operating Officer of Schaeffler AG from Oliver Jung (56) who has decided not to extend his contract and will leave Schaeffler AG as of March 31st, 2018.
Georg F. W. Schaeffler, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG said: “Oliver Jung has been with Schaeffler AG since February 2008, and Member of the Board of Managing Directors since October 2013. He contributed greatly to the successful development of the operations function. This is in particular true for the worldwide plant network of Schaeffler Group and its production systems. Also on behalf of all members of the Supervisory Board I would like to thank Oliver Jung for his outstanding contribution over the past years and wish him personally and on a professional basis all the very best for his future.”
Regarding Andreas Schick Georg F. W. Schaeffler said: “With the appointment of Andreas Schick we have again promoted an internal top executive to become Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Schaeffler AG. Andreas Schick is with Schaeffler Group since 1994. He has many years of experience at Schaeffler not only in Germany but also abroad and in-depth knowledge of our production and plants. As Regional CEO Asia-Pacific he has also gained experience with the work on the Executive Board.”
The Supervisory Board also decided to extend the contract of Corinna Schittenhelm (50), Chief Human Resource Officer, for a term of five years ending on December 31, 2023.
“On behalf of the Supervisory Board I wish Corinna Schittenhelm and Andreas Schick all the best and every success for their challenging roles”, said Georg F. W. Schaeffler, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG.
The Schaeffler Group is a global automotive and industrial supplier. Top quality, outstanding technology, and exceptionally innovative spirit form the basis for the continued success of the company. By delivering high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is already shaping “Mobility for tomorrow” to a significant degree. The technology company generated sales of approximately EUR 13.3 billion in 2016. With around 89.400 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies and, with approximately 170 locations in over 50 countries, has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, and sales companies.