Dr. Stephan Kessel

Dr. Stephan Kessel took on the role of Interim CEO effective August 1, 2018 while his mandate as member of the Supervisory Board is temporarily suspended for the length of this interim period. Since 2008, he has performed a variety of roles on the Advisory Board of Stabilus from 2008 to 2011 acted as the CEO of Stabilus. In 2014, following the flotation of the Company, he joined the newly formed Supervisory Board of Stabilus. At the shareholder meeting on February 14, 2018, he was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board. It is planned that Dr. Kessel returns to this position on the Supervisory Board once the new CEO has been appointed. Stephan Kessel was for many years a member of the management at Continental AG and the Chief Executive Officer until 2002. Since then Dr. Kessel has taken up a number of board positions at European companies including Stabilus. From 2008 through 2010, Dr. Kessel was Chairman of the Board of the former holding company of the operating Stabilus Group. Currently he serves as Chairman on the Advisory Boards of Novem Beteiligungs GmbH and Dayco Products L.L.C.
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