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Norbert Basler

Norbert Basler

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Norbert Basler was born in Berlin on June 19, 1963. From 1983 to 1988, he studied mechanical engineering at the Clausthal Technical University majoring in electrical information technology. During his college years, Norbert Basler, together with one of his classmates, founded the Basler and Berendsen GmbH in the Lübeck technology center, which is today the Basler AG. In spring 2000 Norbert Basler left the Management Board and was elected to the Supervisory Board. He was appointed as chairman in 2003.

Further Mandates

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Plato AG (Lübeck)
Prof. Dr. Eckard Kottkamp

Prof. Dr. Eckard Kottkamp

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Eckart Kottkamp received a university degree for control engineering and communications from the RWTH (university) Aachen in 1966 and a doctorate degree in 1976. Amongst others, he was CEO of Hako-Werke GmbH, Claas Landmaschinen AG and Jungheinrich AG, where he can look back on 17 years of experience as CEO and head of the board of directors. He was awarded an honorary professorship by the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in 1996.

From 2006 until the end of 2009 he served as member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Steinzeug Cremer & Breuer AG. There, from the beginning of his engagement, he was also appointed to the audit committee which he chaired starting from 2008.

Prof. Dr. Kottkamp meets the requirements as set forth in § 100, Sec. 5 of the German Stock Corporation Act [Aktiengesetz – AktG]. In the Supervisory Board’s Meeting of December 17, 2009, he was accordingly appointed member of the Supervisory Board with expertise in the fields of accounting and annual audit.

Further Mandates

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of KROMI Logistik AG, Hamburg
Horst W. Garbrecht

Horst W. Garbrecht

Member of the Supervisory Board

Horst W. Garbrecht has been Chairman of the Board at Metabo, an electrical tool maker located in Nürting, Germany, since 2009. Prior to attending university, Horst Garbrecht trained as a mechanical engineer Daimler AG in Sindelfingen. After completing a degree in mechanical/electrical engineering at Esslingen University of Applied sciences, Garbrecht began his professional career in the electrical tool industry at a family-owned manufacturer, Festool. In 1997 he switched to Atlas Copco, a Swedish machine building group, which then sold its tool division to Hong Kong-based TTI. Garbrecht stayed on there until 2008 as the technical managing director for AEG-Milwaukee, with responsibility for integration of the AEG and Milwaukee brands and all European operations into the global group.

Dr. Mirja Steinkamp

WP, StB, Prof. Dr. Mirja Steinkamp

Member of the Supervisory Board

Mirja Steinkamp earned her PhD from the University of Göttingen in 1997 and then went on to work as an auditing manager at the international auditing firm Ernst & Young GmbH. She rose to the position of Tax Consultant in 2002, and in 2004 completed her examination as a certified financial auditor.
Mirja Steinkamp then spent the next 13.5 years as the authorized signatory and executive at the Neumann Group GmbH, a globally active trade organization. She was responsible for the group accounting (global group reporting based on IFRS) and its Hamburg accounting department (HGB, IFRS).

In April 2017 she was appointed as a professor for auditing and corporate accounting, at NORDAKADEMIE, as well as a position on the Supervisory Board (Financial Expert) at Basler AG.

Dorothea Brandes

Dorothea Brandes

Member of the Supervisory Board

Dorothea Brandes studied japanology, sinology and folklore studies at Tübingen University, Saitama University and Hamburg University and graduated in 1996 with a Master's degree.

She started working for Basler AG in 2001 and is currently working as an organization developer focusing on communications. Professionally she deals with strategic change management, the observation and analysis of mental models in the company and their advancement in terms of company strategy. Dorothea Brandes worked for many years in Basler's Communications Department before her present role. She was a member of the Works Council for 16 years, 12 of these 16 years as a Head of Works Council (until May 2018).

In 2018, Basler employees elected Dorothea Brandes as employee representative to the Supervisory Board of Basler AG.

Dr. Marco Grimm

Dr. Marco Grimm

Member of the Supervisory Board

Marco Grimm studied electrical engineering at the Hamburg University of Technology and received his doctorate in 2007.

He started working at Basler AG in 2005 as a software developer. Since 2006 he has been the Basler AG representative to the international EMVA 1288 standardization committee. The committee defines characterization of image sensors and cameras.

From 2012 on Marco Grimm is in charge of the quality assurance platform within the production process as platform architect.

In March 2017 he became team leader of the software development team for quality assurance.

In 2018 Basler employees elected Marco Grimm as employee representative to the Supervisory Board of Basler AG.

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