The aim of the Board of Management’s concept of diversity is to continuously enhance diversity in the Board of Management of Brenntag SE to ensure a focused management development on diversity and a successful long-term succession planning considering the age, gender, educational and professional background as well as international experience.
The following aspects of the concept of diversity ensure a holistic approach to a successful, long-term succession planning:
Composition of the Board of Management
Brenntag promotes an informal and open-minded working culture with an extraordinary variety (‘Explore variety’). The concept of diversity for the Board of Management ensures to reflect the approach for this company body. Brenntag is convinced that a holistic approach to diversity strengthens the company in a long term by considering different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds, adding value for Brenntag’s customers and suppliers as well as for our employees.
The consideration of diversity is also stipulated in the Rules of Procedure of the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board shall take diversity into account when appointing the members of the Board of Management, and, in particular, aim for an appropriate consideration of women. The first-time appointment of the members of Board of Management shall be for a period of not more than three years.