Management Board

Responsible management

Thomas Schmidt (born in 1971)

has been CEO of Haniel since July 2019. Schmidt was appointed to the Management Board in 2017 and was also CEO of Haniel's portfolio company CWS until mid-2019. The engineering graduate began his career in 1996 with various positions at the US group General Electric (GE). Schmidt subsequently moved to TE Connectivity in mid-2008 and became President of TE Industrial in July 2010. Schmidt is a member of the Supervisory Board of TAKKT AG and volunteers on the board of the Allbright Foundation.

Dr Florian Funck (born in 1971)

has been CFO of Haniel since September 2011. Funck, who holds a PhD in business administration, began his career at the Haniel Holding Company in 1999. In June 2004, he was appointed to the TAKKT Managing Board in Stuttgart, where he was responsible for Controlling and Finance. Funck is a member of the Supervisory Boards of CECONOMY AG, TAKKT AG and Vonovia SE.