The Management

Our Management and Supervisory Boards are united in helping us go further for health

The management board

At PAUL HARTMANN AG in Heidenheim/Germany, the holding company steering all group activities, we're committed to creating innovative healthcare solutions that benefit both professionals and patients the world over. Our Management Board brings a modern, forward-thinking approach to the business, using the expertise and knowledge acquired over the company's almost 200-year history to set the agenda for the future of healthcare.

Supporting our colleagues in Germany is a global network of HARTMANN representatives.

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Meet our Management Board
Britta Fuenfstueck
Chairman of the Management Board (CEO), Labor Relations Director
Britta Fünfstück

A qualified physicist, Britta Fünfstück has led the HARTMANN GROUP as CEO since January 1, 2019. She is responsible for Corporate Strategy and the core segment Infection Management, covering the Risk Prevention and Disinfection divisions. Furthermore, Britta Fünfstück is in charge of the German domestic market, Digital Business, Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Quality, Compliance and the subsidiary Kneipp. Britta Fünfstück also oversees Operations Management for Disinfection, Risk Prevention and Global Technology Services.

Francois Georgelin
Member of the Management Board
François Georgelin

A biomedical engineer by training, François Georgelin has been a member of the Management Board since January 1, 2020. In this function, he is responsible for the core segment Wound Management, the pharmacy and e-business distribution channels and Regulatory Affairs. Furthermore, he manages the market activities in the USA, France, as well as Eastern and Northern Europe. He is also responsible for the subsidiary KOB.

Stefan Grote
Member of the Management Board
Stefan Grote
Stefan Grote holds a degree in Business Administration and has been a member of the Management Board since April 1, 2021. In this function, he oversees the core segment Incontinence Management and is responsible for the areas of Procurement, Supply Chain Management and Real Estate Management & Business Services. In addition, he is responsible for the markets in Western and Southern Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Australia and South America.
Member of the Management Board
Stefan Müller
A qualified economist, Stefan Müller has been a member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer since July 1, 2020. In this function, he is responsible for the areas of Finance, Controlling, Strategic Pricing, CorporateLegal, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investor Relations, Internal Audit, Risk Management, IT and Product Lifecycle Management. In addition, he oversees IVF-HARTMANN (Switzerland) as well as the subsidiary CMC.

Meet our Supervisory Board

Our Supervisory Board, with its equal representation of employees and shareholders, oversees the management board and appoints its members.

Fritz-Jürgen HeckmannAttorney-at-law in the lawyer co-partnership Kees Hehl Heckmann and Supervisory Board Member Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Ralf Willeck*Chief Authorized Representative of IG Metall Heidenheim Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Joachim Bader*Full-time Chairman of the General & Group Works Council
Yvonne Brix*Member of the Works Council of BODE Chemie GmbH
Prof. Dr. Angelika C. Bullinger-HoffmannProfessor of Ergonomics and Innovation Management at Chemnitz University of Technology
Christine Geppert*Full-time Chairwoman of the Works Council of Karl Otto Braun GmbH & Co. KG
Gerhard HirthManaging Director of SCHWENK Zement International Geschäftsführungs GmbH
Horst Mund*Trade Union Secretary for the Management Board of IG Metall
Wolfgang Röhrl*Representative of the executive staff
Joachim E. SchielkeFormer Member of the Management Board of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and former Chairman of the Management Board of Baden-Württembergische Bank
Eduard SchleicherGeneral partner of the SCHWENK Zement KG
Prof. Dr. med. Sevgi Tercanli

Specialist in gynecology and obstetrics in own private practice

* elected employee representatives
Discover the values that define who we are as a business

We believe our three core values will drive us to go further for health: passion, partnership and professionalism.

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