Management of MAX Automation

Supervisory Board and Managing Directors

Guido Mundt
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Guido Mundt (born 1959) was newly elected to the Supervisory Board at the 2021 Annual General Meeting. In the subsequent constituent meeting of the new Supervisory Board, the members elected him as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MAX Automation SE.

A trained banker, Mr. Mundt has held various positions within Deutsche Bank AG and was most recently Director and CEO of Banque d’Orsay S.A., Paris, before taking up his position as a freelance consultant to banks, family offices and hedge funds.

Mr. Mundt is also a member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bankhaus Bauer AG, Essen and a member of the Board of Directors of Oddo BHF AIF Plc, Dublin (Ireland).

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Oliver Jaster
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Oliver Jaster (born 1970) was re-elected to the Supervisory Board at the 2021 Annual General Meeting. At the subsequent constituent meeting of the new Supervisory Board, the members elected him as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MAX Automation SE.

Previously, he had already been a regular member of the Supervisory Board of MAX Automation from November 2013 until the 2020 Annual General Meeting.

A graduate in business administration (FH), Mr. Jaster has been the sole Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Günther Holding SE, Hamburg, since 2004. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Jaster was a member of the management board of ORGA Kartensysteme GmbH, Paderborn. Prior to that, he worked for several years in various functions in the banking sector.

Mr. Jaster is also a member of the Supervisory Board of ZEAL Networks SE, London.

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Hartmut Buscher
Member of the Supervisory Board

Hartmut Buscher (born 1975) was newly elected to the Supervisory Board at the 2021 Annual General Meeting.

Since the beginning of 2021, Buscher, who holds a degree in business administration (FH), has been Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Günther Holding SE, Hamburg. Previously, he held various positions at Commerzbank AG. Among others, as Director in the Corporate Finance division and most recently as Director in the Capital Markets & Advisory division.

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Dr. Wolfgang Hanrieder
Member of the Supervisory Board

Dr. Wolfgang Hanrieder (born 1960) was newly elected to the Supervisory Board at the 2021 Annual General Meeting.

With a doctorate in physics, he began his professional career in the Central Technology Division of SIEMENS AG in Munich. Since 2012 he has worked as a independent private investor, consultant, member of supervisory boards and other corporate bodies.

Dr. Hanrieder is a member of the supervisory board of Grob Aircraft SE, Tussenhausen-Mattsies, and of the advisory board of congatec Group GmbH, Deggendorf.

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Karoline Kalb
Member of the Supervisory Board

Karoline Kalb (born 1972) has been a member of the Supervisory Board of MAX Automation SE since 2020.

After studying law at the University of Augsburg, she began her professional career as assistant to the Board of Management at WashTec AG in Augsburg. From 2004, she held various management positions in the company. From 2013 to 2019, she was a member of the WashTec AG Management Board, where she has been responsible for Human Resources, Compliance, Investor Relations and Special Projects since 2015. She has been working as an independent lawyer since 2020. Since September 2020, Karoline Kalb has been Member of the Board and CFO of TESTO SE & Co. KGaA.

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Dr. Nadine Pallas
Member of the Supervisory Board

Dr. Nadine Christina Pallas (born 1975) was newly elected to the Board of Directors at the 2021 Annual General Meeting.

She holds a doctorate in law and began her career as a legal assistant at the law firm Sauter & Wurm GbR, Munich, where she has been a partner since 2006. Since 2019, she has also been a partner in the law firm Gauweiler & Sauter PartGmbB, Munich. In addition, she has been a non-professional judge at the Bavarian Constitutional Court since 2019 .

Dr. Pallas is a member and deputy chairwoman of the supervisory board of Rathgeber AG, Munich, and on various advisory boards of F.X. Meiller Beteiligungs GmbH, Munich.

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Dr. Christian Diekmann
Managing Director (CEO/CFO)

Dr. Christian Diekmann (born 1965) has been the Managing Director (CEO/CFO) of MAX Automation SE since January 1, 2021.

He had been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MAX Automation SE since 2019 until the Annual General Meeting 2021.

From 2013 until end of 2020 he was the Managing Director and CFO of ZRT GmbH and Zertus GmbH, Hamburg. Previously, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Comp. in Cologne and Chicago and most recently as CFO at Comdirect Bank AG (Quickborn) from 2008.

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Dr. Ralf Guckert
Managing Director (COO)

Dr. Ralf Guckert (born 1965) has been the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of MAX Automation SE since August 1, 2021.

Until the Annual General Meeting in 2021 he had been a member of the Supervisory Board of MAX Automation SE since 2019.

From 2018 to July 2021, Dr. Guckert was Managing Director and Chief Digital Officer of Günther Holding SE in Hamburg.  Previously, he held various positions at different companies in the IT industry, most recently as Chief Technology Officer at Redknee Inc. in Toronto, Canada, from 2015 to 2017.

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