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First Sensor AG
Our sensor solutions stand for technical innovation and economic growth.

Supervisory Board

According to the articles of association, the Supervisory Board of First Sensor AG consists of six members. Four members of the Supervisory Board are elected by the Annual General Meeting, 2 members by the employees (employee representatives). Two committees were formed.

The rules of procedure of the Supervisory Board can be found here.
 

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Michael Gerosa, Senior Director / Regional Controller EMEA, TE Connectivity Ltd., Schaffhausen, Schweiz

After graduating in 2001 from the FHS St. Gallen, University of Applied Sciences in St. Gallen, Switzerland, with a major in Accounting and Controlling, Michael Gerosa began his professional career as a VAT Specialist at Tyco Electronics Logistics AG in Steinach, also in Switzerland. This was followed by several positions at Tyco Electronics Logistics AG in the area of controlling. In 2007, Michael Gerosa took up the position of Director Financial Shared Services at TE Connectivity Ltd, Schaffhausen, Switzerland. After 10 years, he moved within the company to the position Crossfit Regional Lead EMEA before taking over responsibility for the EMEA area as Regional Controller in 2018.

Member of the Supervisory Board since February 18, 2021 and Chairman of the Supervisory Board since April 19, 2021.

Career history

2018 Regional Controller EMEA, TE Connectivity Ltd., Schaffhausen, Schweiz
2017 Crossfit Regional Lead EMEA, TE Connectivity Ltd., Schaffhausen, Schweiz
2007 Director Financial Shared Services, TE Connectivity Ltd., Schaffhausen, Schweiz
2005 Plant Controller, Tyco Electronics Logistics AG, Steinach, Schweiz
2003 Accountant, Tyco Electronics Logistics AG, Steinach, Schweiz
2001 VAT Specialist, Tyco Electronics Logistics AG, Steinach, Schweiz
2001 Degree FHS St. Gallen, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Vertiefung Rechnungswesen und Controlling, in St. Gallen, Schweiz


Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • Kissling Swiss Switches AG in Frauenfeld, Schweiz (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • TE Connectivity Poland Services sp. z o.o. in Krakau, Polen (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • TE Connectivity India Private Limited in Bangalore, Indien (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Jaquet Technology Group AG in Pratteln, Schweiz (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Tyco Electronics Finland Oy in Helsinki, Finnland (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • TE Connectivity Svenska AB in Upplands-Vasby, Schweden (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Tyco Electronics Saudi Arabia Limited in Riyadh, Saudi-Arabien (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • TE Connectivity (Denmark) ApS in Glostrup, Dänemark (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Tyco Electronics (Gibraltar) Limited in Gibraltar (Member of the Board of Directors)


Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Peter McCarthy, Senior Director Metals & IC, TE Medical, TE Connectivity Germany, Bensheim, Germany

Following his university education at the University of Limerick, Ireland, which Peter McCarthy completed with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering in 1990, he began his career as a Manufacturing Engineer at Delphi Automotive Systems in Dublin, Ireland, and then became Product Engineering Supervisor at Delphi Automotive Systems in Rüsselsheim, Germany. After that, Peter McCarthy moved to Siemens EC, Speyer, Germany, in 1998, where he served as Product Manager before becoming Global Product Manager at TE Connectivity Germany, Bensheim, Germany, in 2000. From 2009, Peter McCarthy worked as Director / Product Manager in the infotainment division, and then became Senior Director Strategy responsible for Business Development and Product Management. Since 2017, Peter McCarthy has been Vice President and General Manager of the Transportation Sensors division at TE Connectivity Germany in Bensheim.

Member of the Supervisory Board since May 1, 2020, and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board since May 14, 2020

Career history

2017 Vice President / General Manager, Transportation Sensors, TE Connectivity Germany, Bensheim, Germany
2014 Senior Director Strategy, Business Development and Product Management, TE Connectivity Germany, Bensheim, Germany
2009 Director / Product Manager, Infotainment, TE Connectivity Germany, Bensheim, Germany
2000 Global Product Manager, TE Connectivity Germany, Bensheim, Germany
1998 Product Manager, Siemens EC, Speyer, Germany
1994 Product Engineering Supervisor / Program Manager, Delphi Automotive Systems, Rüsselsheim, Deutschland
1990 Manufacturing Engineer, Delphi Automotive Systems, Dublin, Ireland
1986 Undergraduate studies (Engineering), University of Limerick, Ireland


Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • None


Member of the Supervisory Board

Stephan Itter, CFO, Läpple AG, Heilbronn, Germany

After beginning his university education in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt in 1988, Stephan Itter obtained his diploma in Industrial Engineering in 1995. At the beginning of his career he worked as a Process Manager at the Federal Ministry of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bad Homburg. In 1998, Stephan Itter moved to TE Connectivity Tycoelectronics AMP GmbH, where he first worked in the position of the Chief Financial Officer and Controller in the Global Automotive Division EMEA. In 2008 Stephan Itter started working for Marquardt Group, Rietheim-Weilheim, as Chief Financial Officer and General Manager. After his career at Marquardt Group, he moved to ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Radolfszell, in 2014, where he was Chief Financial Officer, TRW Body Control Systems. Stephan Itter serves as Chief Financial Officer of Läpple AG, Heilbronn, since 2017.

Member of the Supervisory Board since May 1, 2020 and chairman of the Audit Committee since August 11, 2020

Career history

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Läpple AG, Heilbronn, Germany
2014 Chief Financial Officer, TRW Body Control Systems, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Radolfzell, Germany
2008 Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Marquardt Group, Rietheim-Weilheim, Germany
1998 Chief Financial Officer and Controller, Global Automotive Division EMEA, TE Connectivity Tycoelectronics AMP GmbH, Bensheim, Germany
1995 Process Manager, Bundesschuldenverwaltung BSV – Federal Ministry of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bad Homburg, Germany
1995 Diploma Industrial Engineering, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany


Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • Läpple Automotive GmbH, Teublitz, Germany (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • FIBRO GmbH, Weinsberg, Germany (Member of the Supervisory Board)



Member of the Supervisory Board

Rob Timans, Director Commercial Excellence, TE Connectivity Ltd., Berwyn, PA, USA

After studying economics at the Catholic University Leuven, Belgium, where Rob Tilmans graduated with a Master's degree, he began his professional career in 2001 as an Self-Employed Consultant with Intellectual Capital Calculation. This was followed by various positions at the family-owned company Tilmans Trading International from 2002 to 2007, accompanied by postgraduate studies in Relation and Communication Sciences at Hasselt University, Belgium, from which he graduated magna cum laude in 2006. In 2008, Rob Tilmans worked as a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group before completing further postgraduate studies in Business Administration at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in Hanover, NH, USA, with a Master of Business Administration in 2009 and starting his career at TE Connectivity. Here he initially worked in Corporate Strategy, followed by several years in each of the following divisions: Business Development (Distribution), Sales Operations (Sensor Solutions), Product Management (Sensor Solutions), M&A Integration (Sensor Solutions) and Commercial Excellence (Industrial), from 2013 consistently at Director level. In 2016, Rob Tilmans also completed an Executive Leadership Program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business in Palo Alto, USA.

Member of the Supervisory Board since June 24, 2021.

Career history

2021 Director Commercial Excellence, Industrial, TE Connectivity Ltd., Berwyn, PA, USA
2019 M&A Integration, Sensor Solutions, TE Connectivity Ltd., Berlin, Germany
2017 Director Product Management, Sensor Solutions, TE Connectivity Ltd., Berwyn, PA/ Oceanside, CA, USA
2015 Director Sales Operations, Sensor Solutions, TE Connectivity Ltd., Berwyn, PA, USA
2013 Director Business Development, Distribution, TE Connectivity Ltd., Berwyn, PA, USA
2012 Senior Manager Business Development, Distribution, TE Connectivity Ltd., Berwyn, PA, USA


Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • None



Member of the Supervisory Board (Employee representative)

Christoph Findeisen, First Sensor AG, Dreden Klotzsche, Germany

From 2003 to 2008, Christoph Findeisen studied microsystems engineering at HTW Mittweida and wrote his diploma thesis at Microelectronic Packaging Dresden GmbH, now the First Sensor site in Dresden-Klotzsche. Since graduating with a degree in engineering in 2008, Christoph Findeisen has been working at First Sensor AG as a development engineer at the Dresden-Klotzsche site. He has also been involved in the works council at his location since 2016.


Member of the Supervisory Board since August 26, 2021

Career history

2008 Development Engineer, First Sensor AG, Dresden-Klotzsche
2008

Diploma in Microsystems Engineering at the HTW Mittweida

Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • None



Member of the Supervisory Board (Employee representative)

Olga Wolfenberg, First Sensor AG, Berlin-Weißensee, Germany

During her studies of electrical engineering at the Moscow Aviation College, Olga Wolfenberg started her professional career as a laboratory assistant at the Research Institute of Microelectronics in Moscow. After entering Germany and working for a short period of time, Olga Wolfenberg finally found her way to First Sensor AG, the former ELBAU GmbH, as a production employee in 1996. Since 2010 she has been working in the quality assurance department at the Weißensee site. Since 2013 Olga Wolfenberg has also been a member of the works council at her location, and in 2016 she was elected as deputy chairwoman.

Member of the Supervisory Board since May 13, 2019

Career history

2010 Employee quality assurance First Sensor AG, Berlin, Germany
1996 Production employee First Sensor AG (ELBAU GmbH), Berlin, Germany
1988 Diploma in electrical engineering, Moscow Aviation University, Moscow, Russia

Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • None

Company
First Sensor is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems and part of TE Connectivity. In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific solutions for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. Our goal here is to identify, meet and solve the challenges of the future with our innovative sensor solutions early on.
Investor Relations
Our investor relations activities aim at raising the international publicity of First Sensor AG and at consolidating and extending the perception of our share as an attractive growth stock. This means we keep our online communication transparent, comprehensive and continuous in order to enhance your trust in our share.
Tailored Solutions
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Competencies
In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Career
Innovation, excellence, proximity – these are our values, our ambition, our drive. Anything less is not an option. Our sensor solutions stand for technical innovation and economic growth. As such, they form the basis for the development and application of new technologies in almost all areas of life. We aim to shape this future together with you.

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