Member of the Supervisory BoardMr. Hartmut Eberlein is Member of the Supervisory Board at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since April 22, 2009. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Company. He was appointed to the Executive Board of the Company on December 1, 2005 and was Chief Financial Officer since January 1, 2006. He started his professional career at what was TreuhandVereinigung in Essen, where he worked in several functions, finally as Head of Audit. In 1986, he joined KloecknerHumboldtDeutz AG, Cologne, as Head of the Accounting department. In the same year he qualified as a tax accountant. In 1989, he moved to Continental AG, Hannover, to take charge of the Accounting function within the Finance department. Between 1992 and 2003, he was also responsible for mergers and acquisitions, overseeing some of the company takeovers, the last one being the acquisition of Temic GmbH. In addition, he was appointed Head of Finance in 1999. In this capacity he worked on the financing of the company acquisitions, on its first credit ratings and on its adoption of American accounting standards . He studied Economics at AlbertLudwigsUniversitaet Freiburg, graduating in 1976.
Age: 63 Executive Since 2009