Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member of the Strategic Committee
Ms. Martina Merz is a member of the Board of Directors of AB Volvo (Sweden), SAF-Holland SA (Luxemburg), Imerys SA (France), and Lufthansa Group (Germany). In 2019 she was appointed Chairwoman of Thyssenkrupp AG (Germany). She was from 2012 to 2015 Chief Executive Officer of Chassis Brakes International Group.
Ms. Merz graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cooperative Education in Stuttgart (Germany), and gathered almost 25 years of experience in various management positions at Robert Bosch GmbH. She served as Bosch’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing and member of the Board of Management Division Chassis System Brakes from 2005 to 2012. Ms. Merz was also formerly Executive Vice President, Closure Systems Division and a member of the Board of Management of Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG (2002-2005).
Ms. Merz is an independent Director in accordance with the criteria of the Belgian Companies Code and the Belgian Corporate Governance Code.