Dr. h.c. Martin H. Richenhagen Audit Committee, Chairperson
Capital Committee, Member
Prof. Dr. h.c. Martin Richenhagen served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, from 2004 until his retirement in 2020. From 2003 until 2004, Prof. Dr. h.c. Richenhagen was Executive Vice President of Forbo International SA, a flooring material company headquartered in Switzerland. He also served as Group President for CLAAS KGaA mbH, a global agricultural equipment manufacturer and distributor headquartered in Germany, from 1998 until 2002. Prof. Dr. h.c. Richenhagen was the Senior Executive Vice President for Schindler Deutschland Holdings GmbH, Germany, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of elevators and escalators, from 1995 until 1998.
Prof. Dr. h.c. Richenhagen is the Chairman of the Board of AXIOS Sustainable Growth Acquisition Corporation. He also serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of Daimler Truck Holding AG. Prof. Dr. h.c. Richenhagen is also a director of PPG Industries, where he serves on the Human Capital Management and Compensation Committee as well as on the Sustainability and Innovation Committee. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Stihl Holding AG and Co.KG. He also served as a director of Praxair, Inc. from 2015 until 2018.
Prof. Dr. h.c. Richenhagen was the Chairman of the German American Chambers of Commerce of the United States, and he was a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and is a Life Honorary Director of AEM. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University (AICGS).