SAP Supervisory Board Announces Candidates for Elections of Shareholders’ Representatives

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WALLDORF, Germany — Following the proposal of the Nomination Committee, the Supervisory Board of SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) has nominated its candidates for the election of shareholders’ representatives on the Supervisory Board, which will take place at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 15, 2019.

The following shareholders’ representatives will be proposed for reelection:

  • Dr. h. c. mult. Hasso Plattner (75), Schriesheim-Altenbach, Germany
  • Pekka Ala-Pietilä (62), Helsinki, Finland
  • Aicha Evans (49), Los Gatos, California, USA
  • Diane Greene (63), Stanford, California, USA
  • Dr. Gesche Joost (44), Berlin, Germany
  • Bernard Liautaud (56), London, Great Britain
  • Gerhard Oswald (65), Walldorf, Germany
  • Friederike Rotsch (46), Koenigstein, Germany

Further, the Supervisory Board will recommend the following new candidate for election at the AGM:

  • Gunnar Wiedenfels (41), CFO of Discovery Communications, Inc., New York, USA, and formerly CFO of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Munich, Germany. He would replace Dr. Schipporeit, who will retire from the Supervisory Board after the Annual General Meeting.

In case of his reelection, Prof. Plattner intends to again stand for the chair of the Supervisory Board.  Furthermore, it is intended to propose Dr. Wiedenfels as a candidate for the chair of the Audit Committee in case of his election to the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board welcomes his deep expertise in EU and US accounting standards and practices.

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