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Organizational structure

As of: 31 December 2021

Organizational Structure
Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is the chief supervisory and controlling body of the Würth Group. It advises on strategy and approves corporate planning as well as the use of funds. It appoints the members of the Central Managing Board, the Executive Board, and the managing directors of the companies that generate the most sales.

 

Bettina Würth


Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of the Würth Group

Honorary Chairman of the Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth


Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group’s Family Trusts

 

Dr. Frank Heinricht


Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Würth Group. Chairman of the Management Board of Schott AG, Mainz

 

Peter Edelmann


Managing Partner of Edelmann & Company, Ulm

 

Dr. Ralph Heck


Director emeritus at McKinsey & Company, Düsseldorf Chairman of the Bertelsmann Stiftung Executive Board, Gütersloh

Wolfgang Kirsch


Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe. Former Chief Executive Officer of DZ BANK AG, Frankfurt/Main

 

Hans-Otto Schrader


Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Otto AG für Beteiligungen, Hamburg

 

Markus Sontheimer


Chief Information and Digital Officer of ISS A/S, Søborg, Denmark (since 1 January 2022)

 

Dr. Martin H. Sorg


Certified Public Accountant and Partner of Binz & Partner Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Wirtschaftsprüfer mbB, Stuttgart

 

Sebastian Würth


International Division Manager, Würth Group

Honorary members of the Advisory Board

Rolf Bauer


Former Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group

Honorary members of the Advisory Board

Dr. Bernd Thiemann


Former Chairman of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschaftsbank AG, Frankfurt/Main

Central Managing Board

The Central Managing Board is the highest decision-making body of the Würth Group.
It has five members and is comparable to the management board of a group holding company. Its most important duties include corporate strategy planning, the selection of executives, and the management of strategic business units and functions.

 

Robert Friedmann


Chairman of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group

 

Dr. Jan Allmann


Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group

 

Rainer Bürkert


Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group

 

Bernd Herrmann


Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group

 

Joachim Kaltmaier


Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group

Customer Advisory Board

The Customer Advisory Board of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG brings together Würth customers from trade and industry. The members report on developments in their sectors and support Würth in aligning its activities with customer requirements. The board’s meetings, which are held twice a year, also look at new products and innovative services.

 

Frank Westermann


Chairman of the Customer Advisory Board. Managing director of Karl Westermann GmbH & Co. KG, Denkendorf

 

Michael Hüßmann


Prokurist (Authorized Signatory), Head of Purchasing at HAMM AG, Tirschenreuth

 

Wolfgang Kopplin


Member of the Management Board of Emil Frey AG, Zurich. Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schwabengarage GmbH, Stuttgart

 

Dierk Mutschler


Member of the Executive Board and Partner of Drees & Sommer SE, Stuttgart

 

Josef Stengel


Managing Partner of Stengel GmbH, Ellwangen

 

Harald Supper


Member of the Management Board of Zech Group SE, Bremen

 

Burkhard Weller


Managing Partner of WELLERGRUPPE Holding SE & Co. KG, Berlin. Honorary Senator of Nuertingen-Geislingen University, Germany

Honorary Chairman of the Customer Advisory Board

Gerhard Irmscher


Bulletin

Bettina Würth - Report of the Advisory Board

Report of the Advisory Board

Bettina Würth

Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of the Würth Group

Robert Friedmann - Report of the Central Managing Board

Report of the Central Managing Board

Robert Friedmann

Chairman of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group

(Photo: Frank Blümler)