Thomas Schmidt (born in 1971)
has been Chairman of Haniel’s Management Board and Chief Human Resources Officer since 1 July 2019. He is responsible not only for overall strategy, but also for Communications, Corporate Development/M&A, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Shareholders, and Schacht One.
Schmidt was appointed to the Management Board in 2017 and was also Chairman of the Management Board of Haniel's division CWS until mid-2019, where he was responsible for the merger with Initial.
The engineering graduate began his career in 1996 with various positions at the US group General Electric (GE). Schmidt subsequently moved to TE Connectivity Ltd in mid-2008 and President of TE Industrial in July 2010.
Schmidt is a member of the Supervisory Board of TAKKT AG.
Dr Florian Funck (born in 1971)
has been a member of Haniel’s Management Board since 1 September 2011. He is responsible for Corporate Controlling, Corporate Finance, Corporate Legal, Internal Audit, Corporate Tax and Corporate General Services. As a doctor of business administration, he 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, METRO AG, TAKKT AG and Vonovia SE.