Wacker Chemie AG’s Supervisory Board

Responsibilities and composition

The Supervisory Board appoints, oversees and advises the Executive Board and is directly involved in all decisions of crucial importance to WACKER.

It comprises 16 members with an equal number of shareholder and employee representatives, including leading managers from industry, finance and law, as well as labor union representatives and skilled workers.

You can find detailed information in our latest annual report.

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Dr. Peter-Alexander Wacker

Born in 1951
Former President & CEO of Wacker Chemie AG, businessman
Member of the Supervisory Board since 2008

  • 1971 - 1976: Studied Business Administration at the Universities of Vienna, Geneva and Munich
  • 1980: Obtained doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.)
  • 1978 - 1992: BMW AG, various sales and marketing positions
  • 1992 - 1995: TMG consultancy
  • 1993 - 1996: Wacker Chemie GmbH, member of the Supervisory Board
  • 1996 - 2008: Wacker Chemie GmbH / Wacker Chemie AG, spokesman for the Executive Board / President & CEO
  • Since 2008: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wacker Chemie AG

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Chairman of the Administrative Council and Board of Trustees of ifo Institute – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München e.V.