Prof. DDr. Ann-Kristin Achleitner Human
Capital Committee, Member
Prof. DDr. Ann-Kristin Achleitner has served as Scientific Co-Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies since 2003 and has been Holder of Chair for Entrepreneurial Finance from 2001 to 2020 at Technical University Munich, Germany. She began her career with MS Management Service AG in St. Gallen, Switzerland in 1991. In 1992, she began as a university lecturer in Finance and External Auditing at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland. In 1994, she became a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc, in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1995, she was appointed Holder of the Endowed Chair for Banking and Finance and Chair of the Board of the Institute for Financial Management at the European Business School (International University Schloß Reichartshausen) in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany.
Prof. DDr. Achleitner is a member of the Board of Directors of Lazard Ltd., where she is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating & Governance Committee. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft (Munich Re) AG in Munich, Germany, where she is the Chairperson of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. Prof. DDr. Achleitner is a member of the Advisory Board of Luxembourg Investment 261 S.à.r.L. (Techem GmbH), where she is the Chairperson of the Nomination & Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Prof. DDr. Achleitner was a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, until May 2019 and a member of the Board of Directors of ENGIE SA in Paris, France, until May 2019. She was a member of the Supervisory Board of Linde AG from 2011-2019 where she was also member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. She also served as a member of the Supervisory Board of Metro AG in Düsseldorf, Germany, until February 2017, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Vontobel Holding AG and Vontobel Bank AG in Zurich, Switzerland until April 2013.