In accordance with recommendations E2 and E3 of the German Corporate Governance Code, conflicts of interest shall be disclosed to the Chair of the Supervisory Board and to the Chair of the Board of Management without undue delay and members of the Board of Management shall only assume sideline activities, especially Supervisory Board mandates outside the enterprise, with the approval of the Supervisory Board.
In the reporting year 2021, there were no conflicts of interest of Board of Management members. No member of the Board of Management has accepted more than a total of two offices in non-Group listed companies or on supervisory bodies of non-Group entities that make similar requirements.
The members of the Board of Management hold the following mandates on statutory supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies of business enterprises (as of April 1, 2022).
|Name||First appointed||Group company positions*||External positions*|
|Dr Christian Kohlpaintner|
Chief Executive Officer
|January 1, 2020|
|Dr Kristin Neumann|
Chief Financial Officer
|April 1, 2022|
Chief Operating Officer Brenntag Specialties
|July 1, 2015|
Chief Operating Officer Brenntag Essentials
|August 1, 2020|
|Ewout van Jarwaarde|
Chief Transformation Officer
|January 1, 2021|
|*Membership of statutory supervisory boards and comparable German and foreign supervisory bodies of business enterprises|