Gazprom

Supervisory Board

Clemens Tönnies | Chairman

Date of birth: 27.05.1956
Place of birth:
Rheda-Wiedenbrück
On the board since:
1994
Elected to: 2016

Professional experience:
1971-1976 Butchery/administration apprenticeship; also established the company B.&C. Tönnies Fleischwerk GmbH & Co. KG with brother Bernd
1976-1978 Butchery college in Kulmbach
Chairman of the Tönnies group of companies

Dr Jens Buchta | Vice Chairman

Date of birth: 25.04.1963
Place of birth: Essen
On the board since: 2006
Elected to: 2016

Professional experience:
1993-1996 In-house lawyer (Dresdner Bank AG)
1996-1999 Head of Company/Competition Law, o.tel.o communications GmbH & Co., Düsseldorf
1999-2004 Lawyer/partner at the law firm Hölters & Elsing, Düsseldorf
Since 2004 Founding partner B.B.O.R.S Rechtsanwälte, Düsseldorf

Axel Hefer

Date of birth: 07.06.1977
Place of birth: Hagen
On the board since: 2014
Elected to: 2017

Professional experience:
investment manager

Dr. Andreas Horn

Date of birth: 5th April 1963
Place of birth: Heidelberg
Member of the supervisory board since: 2015
Elected to: 2018

Professional experience:
1982-1989: Degree in human medicine at Heidelberg University
1989-1994: Junior doctor and senior consultant at the ear, nose and throat (ENT) clinic at Heidelberg University
Since 1994: Ongoing occupation in the joint practice ENT, allergology, aviation medicine and diving medicine
1990-1999: Chairman of the Heidelberg partnership committee
1994-1999: City councillor in Heidelberg
Since 1998: Owner and managing director of the Association for Management and Psychology (GMAP)
Since 2010:  Consultant to the pharmaceutical industry
Since 2011: Member of the district advisory board of the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians in Baden-Württemberg
Since 2014:  Presidium member for the Association of German Allergists (ÄDA)

Ulrich Köllmann

Date of birth: 04.04.1958
Place of birth:
Essen
On the board since:
2009
Elected to: 2015

Professional experience:
Since 1981 Various functions at Gesellschaft für Energie und Wirtschaft mbH (GEW)
1999-2010 Various functions at Emscher Lippe Energie GmbH (ELE)
Since 2009 General manager GEW

Sergey Kupriyanov

Date of birth: 17.10.1974
Place of birth:
Vyazma (Russia)
On the board since:
2011
Elected to: 2015

Professional experience:
Studied at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Russian Academy of Art
1996-1997 Analyst und Division Head, Sobolev Consulting Agency
1997-2000 Editorial board member, Securities Market magazine; Deputy Director General, Agency of Business Relations
2000-2003 First Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Equity Market publishing house; Editor-in-Chief, Company Management magazine
Since 2003 Advisor to Head of the Information and Communications Department; Press Secretary of the Management Committee Chairman – Deputy Head of the Information and Communications Department of Gazprom

Peter Lange

Date of birth: 30.11.1955
Place of birth:
Mülheim a. d. Ruhr
On the board since: 2013
Elected to:
2016

Professional experience:
Studied social and economic science at the University of Duisburg. Career spells in politics and business, including North-Rhine Westphalia state parliament.
1992-1997 Project manager, Preussag Handel GmbH
1997-2004 General manager, Düsseldorf Airport
2004-2006 General manager, Flughafen Düsseldorf Ground Handling GmbH
2006-2009 General manager of various WAZ Media Group companies  in Serbia
2009-2012 Executive manager, WAZ Media Group
Since 2012 Self-employed management consultant

Dr. Armin Langhorst

Date of birth: 14.07.1946
Place of birth:
Oberhausen
On the board since:
2011
Elected to: 2017

Professional experience:
1967-1972 Studied human medicine in Münster
1972 State examination in medicine, surgical consultant training in Recklinghausen
1979 Consultant at St. Josefs-Hospital Bochum-Linden, additional qualification in sports medicine, chiropractic, special foot surgery
1982-1989 Team doctor, SpVgg Erkenschwick
1989-1990 Team doctor, Borussia Dortmund
1990-1999 Team doctor, FC Schalke 04, then consultant until the end of 2001/2002 season
Medical head of the Haltern am See Foot and Joint Centre, consultant in surgery, sports medicine, chiropractic, special foot surgery in Oberhausen

Heiner Tümmers

Date of birth: 20.10.1962
Place of birth:
Geldern
On the board since:
2014
Elected to: 2016

Professional experience:
Since 1980: civil servant at the Federal Fiscal Authority

Thomas Wiese

Date of birth: 31st October 1966
Place of birth: Unna
Member of the supervisory board since: 2015
Elected to: 2018

Prefessional experience:
1983: Apprenticeship as a fitter at Unna Aluminium plant (AWU)
1986: Fitter at AWU
1991 Chairman of the staff council at AWU
1992: Member of the supervisory board at AWU
1993: Member of the affiliated group supervisory board at AMAG
2000: Majority shareholder at AWU
2000: Management/ executive board member at AWU
2011: Chairman of the supervisory board at AWU
2015: Sole management of AWU