Prof. Dr. Burkhard Schwenker

Member since June 2019

Personal information

  • Born: 1958 in Minden, Westphalia
  • Nationality: German
  • Place of residence: Hamburg

Current occupation and career history

  • Since July 2015: Roland Berger GmbH, Munich, Chairman of the Advisory Council
  • 2014 – 2015: Roland Berger GmbH, Munich, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • 2013 – 2014: Roland Berger GmbH, Munich, CEO
  • 2010 – 2013: Roland Berger GmbH, Munich, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Since 2009: HHL Graduate School of Management, Leipzig, Academic Co-Director of the Center for Scenario Planning
  • 2003 – 2010: Roland Berger GmbH, Munich, CEO
  • 1999 – 2003: Roland Berger GmbH, Munich, Member of the Executive Board
  • 1989 – 1999: Roland Berger GmbH, München, diverse Stationen, seit 1993 Partner
  • 1986 – 1989: Nordische Universität, Flensburg, Scientific Assistant, Ph.D. (Dr. rer. oec.)
  • 1981 – 1986: Papierwerke Waldhof-Aschaffenburg AG (PWA), Aschaffenburg, Assistant to the Executive Board

Education

  • Ph.D. (Dr. rer. oec.) at Nordische Universität, Flensburg (1989)
  • Degree in Mathematics and Business Administration, University of Bielefeld

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Flughafen Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg¹
  • Hamburger Sparkasse AG (HASPA), Hamburg
  • Hensoldt Holding GmbH, Taufkirchen
  • M.M. Warburg & Co. KGaA, Hamburg

Memberships in comparable domestic or foreign controlling bodies of business enterprises

  • None

Other material activities in addition to the Supervisory Board mandate

  • Lecturer HHL Graduate School of Management, Leipzig
  • Member of the Administrative Board and the Risk Committee of the Administrative Board of Hamburger Sparkasse AG (HASPA), Hamburg
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Kühne Logistics University (KLU) in Hamburg
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of ZEIT-Stiftung (Foundation), Hamburg

¹ Company affiliated with the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (other than HHLA group)