Supervisory Board of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA
After studying engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Christian Dreyer earned an MBA from the INSEAD business school in the French city of Fontainebleau in 1988. He worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company in Munich from 1989 to 1991. In 1991, he became Managing Partner of Hansen & Reinders GmbH & Go. Bergbauelektrik KG in Gelsenkirchen, which he internationalized and converted to Hansen Sicherheitstechnik AG with its registered head ofce in Munich in 2005. Under his leadership as Chairman of the Management Board, the company successfully ﬂoated shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in 2006. From 2003 to 2004, he served as Management Board Chairman of Skidata AG and since 2005 he has been the Managing Partner of the private equity and management frm Dreyer Ventures & Management GmbH, Salzburg, whose portfolio today comprises investments in established mechanical engineering frms and innovative technology companies. He also served as Supervisory Board Chairman of MS Industrie AG from 2010 to 2015 and as a Supervisory Board member from 2010 to 2012, and then as Management Board Chairman of SMT Scharf AG from 2012 to 2015.
Currently, he is a Supervisory Board member of Beno Holding AG, Starnberg and of Gemeinnützige Salzburger Landeskliniken Betriebsgesellschaft mbH, Salzburg/Austria.
Christian Dreyer was born in Zell am See in Austria on November 22, 1962 and currently resides in Salzburg. Christian Dreyer is an independent member of the Supervisory Board.
Prof. Dr. Bernd Mühlfriedel
After finishing his studies in business economics at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg and completing his MBA at the University of Georgia, Dr. Bernd Mühlfriedel started his professional career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in 1998. He focused on corporate finance and growth studies in the high-tech, chemical and energy branches.
At the end of 1999, Prof. Dr. Bernd Mühlfriedel founded the 12snap AG, where he took the role of chief financial officer until 2008. During this period he completed the Chartered Financial Analyst Program at the American CFA Institute. He is also nationally and internationally active as a lecturer and docent in business finance, investment management and entrepreneurship topics, among others at TU München, FOM München as well as the State University of Economics and Finance in St. Petersburg since 2001. He completed his postdoctoral Dr. rer pol. at the TU München in 2012 with summa cum laude.
Dr. Bernd Mühlfriedel, CFA, was born 1971 and his nationality is German. He is professor in business economics at the University for applied Sciences in Landshut, Germany, and managing partner of Zenon Investments GmbH, Gräfelfing, resident in Munich. Prof. Dr. Mühlfriedel is an independent member of the Supervisory Board.
After studying industrial engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Mr. Schulze began his career as Senior Analyst Global Internal Audit at Procter & Gamble Services in Brussels, Belgium. Following several other posts within the Procter & Gamble Group – in his last position he held global financial responsibility for the distribution logistics and the customer service of the perfume business with responsibility for a budget of more than EUR 100 million and a team of 12 staff – he joined McKinsey & Company as a project manager. There, he led projects for clients in the consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications industry in Germany, Romania, Switzerland, the UK and the US. He is CEO of Vital AG, Seligenstadt, Managing Partner of CaloryCoach Holding GmbH, Mainaschaff, and Managing Director of purfitness Holding GmbH, Hanau, and lives in Frankfurt / Main. Holger Schulze was born in 1974 and his nationality is German.
Dr. Ulrich Wolters
After completing his studies in economics in Cologne and gaining his doctorate at the University of World Trade, Dr. Ulrich Wolters began his professional career at the Aldi-Süd Group. After starting there in 1968, he moved up the ranks through several positions, including divisional director, head of sales and managing director. He was appointed to the senior management of Aldi-Süd in 1971 (until 2001). Dr. Ulrich Wolters is supervisory board chairman of Novotergum AG. Dr. Ulrich Wolters is an independent member of the Supervisory Board.
Dr. Frank Hübner-von Wittich
Dr. Frank Hübner-von Wittich studied law in Bergen (Norway) and Regensburg. After earning a Ph.D., he passed the state tax advisor examination in 2010. From 2006 to 2014, Dr. Hübner worked for PwC in Amsterdam and Munich as a tax law expert. He has been working for Lotus AG as a lawyer and tax advisor since January 1, 2015.
Maren Schulze is German. She was born in Göttingen (Germany) in 1979. Maren Schulze studied chemistry and marketing at Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences. After earning a master’s degree, she worked for several years at Procter & Gamble in Schwalbach as Senior Researcher Babycare and in Brand Management Healthcare. After holding various international management positions in marketing and sales with companies in the consumer goods and medical engineering sectors, she took on the company succession of the company objective consumer research and consulting GmbH in Frankfurt. This company specialises in qualitative market research and consulting for the consumer goods and pharmaceuticals industries.