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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Birgit Vogel-Heuser

Shareholder Representative


Member of the Supervisory Board: since July 26, 2017

Elected until Annual General Meeting 2025

Place of residence: Garching

Profession: Electrical engineer, professor, Chair of Automation and Information Systems, Technical University of Munich

Year of birth: 1961

Nationality: German


Member of the following Supervisory Board committees: 

Nominating Committee, Strategy Committee (Chairwomen)


Member of the statutory supervisory boards or comparable domestic or non-domestic governance bodies of other corporations:

Member of the supervisory board of HAWE Hydraulik SE, Aschheim, Munich


Professional background

  • Since 2009: Full professor of automation and information systems, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Munich

  • 2006 - 2009: Professor and head of the Department of Embedded Systems, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Kassel

  • 2000 - 2006: Professor and head of the Department of Automation Technology / Process Informatics at the School of Electrical, Information and Media Engineering of Wuppertal University

  • 2000: Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Head of interfaces

  • 1996 - 1998: Professor and chair of Automation Technology at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Hagen

  • 1996 - 2000: Central department head / technical director at ATR Industrie-Elektronik GmbH

  • 1991 - 1996: Head of department at G. Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH



  • 1987 - 1991: Research assistant and postgraduate doctorate studies (doctor of engineering) at the Faculty of Engineering at RWTH University Aachen

  • 1982 - 1987: Studied engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at RWTH University Aachen