Shareholder’s Council & Supervisory Board


Shareholder's Council

The Shareholders’ Council of Merz GmbH & Co. KGaA advises the Management Board; its duties include approving major projects, such as acquisitions and extraordinary transactions. The Shareholders’ Council has four members: two are appointed from the ranks of the Supervisory Board, and two others are members of the shareholder families.

Andreas Krebs

Andreas Krebs

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Council
  • More than 25 years of experience in management positions in the pharmaceutical industry
Dr. Christian Holzherr

Dr. Christian Holzherr

  • Member of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Council
  • Long track record of CEO and CFO positions in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry
Christian Baatz

Christian Baatz

  • Member of the shareholder families (fourth generation shareholder)
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration
Andreas Meyer

Andreas Meyer

  • Member of the shareholder families (fourth generation shareholder)
  • Business engineer

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Merz GmbH & Co. KGaA oversees the Management Board and is involved in decisions of major importance for the company. The following five members sit on the Supervisory Board:

  • Andreas Krebs, Chairman of the Supervisory Board Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Dr. Patricia Walker, Member of the Supervisory Board Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Christian Baatz, Member of the Supervisory Board Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Andreas Meyer, Member of the Supervisory Board Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Dr. Christian Holzherr, Member of the Supervisory Board Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA