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Board of Supervisory Directors and its Committees

The Board of Supervisory Directors and its committees supervise the conduct of the bank's business and the administration of its assets. The main tasks for which it holds responsibility are the appointment and dismissal of members of the Executive Board, the approval of the financial statements as well as the planning and selection of the auditor to be appointed by the Supervisory Authority.

Members of the Board of Supervisory Directors

Chair of the Board of Supervisory Directors:

Peter Altmaier
Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

Deputy Chair:

Olaf Scholz
Federal Minister of Finance

Further members are:

Doris Ahnen
Minister of Finance of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate

Sören Bartol
Member of the German Bundestag

Dr André Berghegger
Member of the German Bundestag

Dr Holger Bingmann
President of the Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA)

Volker Bouffier
Minister President of the State of Hesse

Ingeborg Esser
Managing Director of the Federal Association of German Housing and Real Estate Companies (GdW)

Robert Feiger
Chair of the German Trade Union Construction-Agriculture-Environment (IG Bau)

Albert Füracker
State Minister at the Bavarian State Ministry of Finance and for Regional Identity

Verena Göppert
Permanent Deputy of the Executive Director of the Association of German Cities

Olav Gutting
Member of the German Bundestag

Dr Louis Hagen
CEO of Münchener Hypothekenbank eG

Reinhold Hilbers
Minister of Finance of the State of Lower Saxony

Reiner Hoffmann
Chair of the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)

Gerhard Hofmann
Member of the Board of Managing Directors of the National Association of German Cooperative Banks (BVR)

Dr Bruno Hollnagel
Member of the German Bundestag

Johannes Kahrs
Member of the German Bundestag

Alois Karl
Member of the German Bundestag

Julia Klöckner
Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture

Andrea Kocsis
Deputy Chair of ver.di - United Services Trade Union

Stefan Körzell
Member of the Executive Board of the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)

Dr Joachim Lang
CEO and Director General of the Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Heiko Maas
Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs

Dr Gerd Müller
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

Dr Hans-Walter Peters
President of the Federal Association of German Banks (BdB)

Prof Dr Johannes-Jörg Riegler
President of the Federal Association of Public Banks Germany (VÖB) (retired)

Joachim Rukwied
President of the German Farmers' Association (DBV)

Andreas Scheuer
Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

Helmut Schleweis
President of the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV)

Svenja Schulze
Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Holger Schwannecke
Secretary General of the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts and Small Business (ZDH)

Edith Sitzmann
Minister of Finance of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg

Peter Strobel
Minister of Finance and European Affairs of the State of Saarland

Heike Taubert
Minister of Finance of the Free State of Thuringia

Michael Theurer
Member of the German Bundestag

Dr Martin Wansleben
Chief Executive of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK)

As of April 2020

Commitees of KfW's Board of Supervisory Directors

Further information

Mission and tasks

Law Concerning KfW and KfW Bylaws.

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Chairs of Supervisory Board and Executive Board of KfW

Chairs of the Supervisory Board and Speakers of the Executive Board of KfW since 1948.

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Contact

KfW Group

Palmengartenstrasse 5-9

60325 Frankfurt am Main

Germany

Phone

+49 69 74 31 0

Fax

+49 69 74 31 29 44

eMail

info@kfw.de