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
Michael von Truchseß

Michael von Truchseß

  • Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Council
  • More than 40 years of experience in management positions at Deutsche Bank AG
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 six members sit on the Supervisory Board:

  • Andreas Krebs, Chairman of the Supervisory Board Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Michael Freiherr Truchseß, Member 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