ESCHBORN (dpa-AFX) - Deutsche Boerse AG (DBOEY.PK, DBOEF.PK) announced Wednesday that its shareholders elected the company's new Supervisory Board at the Annual General Meeting today. The Supervisory Board members elected Joachim Faber as Chairman and Gerhard Roggemann as deputy. Faber takes over the office from Manfred Gentz (70) who is retiring from the board.
The company stated that the elections were held for the entire Supervisory Board and Chair due to the expiry of the existing terms of office.
Joachim Faber was born in Giessen in 1950. Faber initially occupied various management positions at Citicorp in Frankfurt and London before being appointed to the Executive Board of Allianz Versicherungs-AG in 1997. In 2000 he became CEO of Allianz Global Investors AG and was a member of the Executive Board of Allianz SE until 2012. Faber has been a member of the Deutsche Börse AG Supervisory Board since May 2009.
Gerhard Roggemann was born in Bremen on 2 January 1948. Roggemann was a member of the Managing Board of WestLB AG from 1996 until 2004. Prior to that he held positions at Norddeutsche Landesbank, Hanover, as well as J.P. Morgan & Co in Frankfurt and Tokyo. Roggemann is Vice Chairman of the UK corporate finance company Hawkpoint Ltd and - since its recent takeover by the Canadian investment firm Canaccord Genuity - Vice Chairman at Canaccord Genuity Hawkpoint. He has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG since 2005 and was also a member from 1998 to 2003. He has been deputy chairman since 2008.
Deutsche Börse also said it decided to distribute a dividend of EUR 3.30 for each no-par value share carrying dividend rights for the fiscal year 2011.
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