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Supervisory Board

In accordance with the articles of association, the Supervisory Board of First Sensor AG consists of four members, who are elected by the general assembly.

No committees were formed.

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. Alfred Gossner, CFO of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Munich

After completing an Economics degree at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the University of Lancaster and a Philosophy degree at the Munich School of Philosophy SJ, as well as a research residency with a Rhodes scholarship at the University of Oxford, Prof. Gossner then worked as a research assistant at the Faculty of Economics of Munich University. After earning his doctorate, he started his career at an international business consultancy in 1983. This was followed by sixteen years, starting from 1985, in various management positions at the Allianz Group, including as Group Managing Director (CEO) of Allianz South Africa, Johannesburg, and Allianz Namibia, Windhoek. Back in Germany, he took up the position of Chairman of the Executive Committee of Allianz Northern Germany in 1996 before being appointed as a member of the Management Board of Allianz Versicherungs-AG in 1999. In 2002, Prof. Gossner moved to the Management Board of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, where he is responsible for the areas of finance, controlling, information systems, purchasing, real estate management and internal audit In his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of First Sensor AG, Prof. Gossner can also make use of his experience from former supervisory board mandates for Germanische Lloyd AG, Karstadt Warenhaus AG and subsidiaries of the Allianz Group.

Career history

2010 Appointment as "Professor Extraordinary," Business School of Stellenbosch University, South Africa
2002 CFO, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Munich
1999 Member of the Management Board, Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Munich
1996 Chairman of the Executive Committee, Allianz Northern Germany, Hamburg
1991 Group Managing Director (CEO), Allianz South Africa, Johannesburg, and Allianz Namibia, Windhoek
1987 Head of department for Planning, Controlling, IT Projects, Allianz Europe, Munich
1985 Head of department for Competitor and Market Analyses, Allianz Europe, Munich
1983 Doctorate in Economics, Munich University
1980 Research assistant at the Faculty of Economics, Munich University


Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • Bayern Innovativ GmbH, Nuremberg (member of the Supervisory Board)
  • DPE Deutsche Private Equity GmbH (member of the Advisory Board)


Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Götz Gollan, member of the Management Board of equinet Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main

Götz Gollan, a banker and Business Administration graduate from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (formerly Hochschule für Bankwirtschaft), started his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson as an advisor to SMEs on initial public offerings and other capital market transactions. As a co-founder of equinet Bank AG, he then spent more than twelve years working in various positions for this Frankfurt-based SME bank. He initially started in the Corporate Finance segment before being appointed CFO of equinet Bank AG in 2002. From 2011 to 2016, Götz Gollan worked as a member of the Management Board of Privatbank Berlin von 1929 AG and successfully restructured the bank’s business model during this period. After five years, he returned to Frankfurt in September 2016, where has been working since that time for equinet Bank AG again as a Management Board member and Chief Operating Officer.

Career history

2016 Management Board member (COO), equinet Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main
2011 Management Board member, Privatbank Berlin von 1929 AG, Berlin
2002 Management Board member (CFO), equinet Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main
1999 Co-founder and Director of Corporate Finance, equinet Group, Frankfurt am Main
1996 Authorized representative of Corporate Finance division, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Frankfurt am Main


Member of the Supervisory Board

Marc de Jong, CEO of LM Wind Power, Kolding, Denmark

After studying Physics, Mathematics and Economics at VU University Amsterdam in 1985, Marc de Jong earned his master’s degree in Business Administration at the universities of Rotterdam and Rochester in 1991. He started his career as Director of Transmission Electron Microscopy at the technology group FEI Company. In 1994, Marc de Jong then moved to Philips Automotive, where he initially worked in various management and executive positions before taking charge of the Lamps EMEA division and subsequently the Special Lighting division at Philips Lighting as CEO starting from 2003. In 2005, Marc de Jong joined NXP Semiconductors in the position of CEO of BG Automotive & Identification. After working at NXP for five years, he returned to Philips and managed its Professional Lighting Solutions division, including as CEO. Since 2013, he has been the owner and CEO of InnoMarket BV. In 2015, Marc de Jong took on the role of CEO of LM Wind Power, a Danish global market leader in rotor blades for wind turbines with 10,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of 1 billion.

Career history

2015 CEO, LM Wind Power, Kolding, Denmark
since 2013 CEO/owner, InnoMarket BV, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2009 CEO of Professional Lighting Solutions, Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2005 CEO of BG Automotive & Identification, NXP Semiconductors, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2003 CEO of Lamps EMEA, Philips Lighting, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2000 CEO of Special Lighting, Philips Lighting, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998 Commercial Director Automotive Lighting, Philips Automotive, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1994 Sales & Marketing Manager Automotive Emea, Philips Automotive, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1991 Product Line Director Transmission Electron Microscopy, FEI Company, Eindhoven, Netherlands
1991 Master of Business Administration (MBA), Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Rochester - William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration
1985 Doctorate in Physics and Mathematics, VU University Amsterdam


Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • Sioux BV, Netherlands (member of the Supervisory Board)
  • Phenom-World (member of the Advisory Board)


Member of the Supervisory Board

Prof. Christoph Kutter, Director Fraunhofer EMFT, Munich

After completing his physics studies at TU Munich, Prof. Kutter first worked as a research association at the MPI High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Grenoble, where he wrote his dissertation. In 1995 he earned his doctorate in physics at the University of Konstanz. He then took a job as a development engineer at Siemens Halbleiter in Munich. He held various management positions in Development at Siemens AG, later known as Infineon Technologies AG; most recently he was Corporate Vice President of R&D Excellence. Since 2012 Prof. Kutter has been director of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT and a professor for polytronic systems at Bundeswehr University in Munich. His primary research interests are sensors and actuators for humans and the environment.

Career history

2012 Director, Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT, Munich
Appointed a professor for polytronic systems at the Bundeswehr University in Munich
2010 Corporate Vice President R&D Excellence, Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg
2004 Senior Vice President Product and System Development/ Business Group Communications, Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg
2003 Senior Vice President Corporate Research, Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg
2002 Responsible for the “R&D Excellence Office,” Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg
2001 Vice President Development Business Group Security and Chipcard ICs, Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg
1995 Doctorate in physics, University of Konstanz


Current mandates on supervisory and advisory boards

  • VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH, Berlin
Company
First Sensor is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems. 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.
Applications
In many market-specific applications, sensors are components that are critical to your success. First Sensor is the partner you need on projects that call for careful selection, customized adaptation and the highest standards of excellence. First Sensor is clearly aligned to the core markets of industrial applications, medical technology as well as automotive and transport.
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.
Solution Services
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.