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Dagmar Steinert Joins ZF Friedrichshafen AG Supervisory Board

  • Shareholders' meeting votes in favor of Fuchs Petrolub SE’s board member to join ZF's regulatory body

Friedrichshafen. At ZF Friedrichshafen AG's shareholder’s meeting, Dagmar Steinert was selected to join the Supervisory Board as representative of the shareholders. In 2016, Dagmar Steinert joined the Board of Management of Fuchs Petrolub SE, the lubricant specialist headquartered in Mannheim, as CFO (Chief Financial Officer).

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Dagmar Steinert Joins ZF Friedrichshafen AG Supervisory Board

"Dagmar Steinert is a proven expert for Finance and Investor Relations. Furthermore, she has profound knowledge of the automotive industry and will be a true asset for ZF's Supervisory Board", said Andreas Brand, first mayor of the city of Friedrichshafen and chairman of the Zeppelin Foundation's board of trustees. Owning 93.8% of shares, the Zeppelin Foundation is ZF Friedrichshafen AG's main shareholder; 6.2% are held by the Dr. Jürgen and Irmgard Ulderup Foundation.

Prior to her appointment to Fuchs Petrolub SE's Board of Management, Dagmar Steinert, 53, worked for the same company as head of Investor Relations (since 2013). The graduate tax consultant and auditor also worked for around ten years as head of Accounting for Rheinmetall AG, an internationally renowned technology company specializing in automotive suppliers and safety technology. Furthermore, she worked for several years for certified accountants PwC. Dagmar Steinert was a member of KSPG AG's (global automotive supplier) Supervisory Board from 2008 until 2015. She became member of the Advisory Board of the Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg (LBBW, federal state bank) in 2016.

Dagmar Steinert has initially been appointed to ZF’s Supervisory Board until the end of the current Supervisory Board's term, i.e. until March 2018.


Thomas Wenzel

Director External Communications

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Andreas Veil

Head of Commercial and Financial Communication

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