Management Functions


Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board has 12 members. According to the German Co-Determination Act, it is made up of an equal number of shareholder and employee representatives. The representatives of the shareholders are chosen by the Shareholders’ Meeting, the representatives of the employees are chosen according to the regulations of Co-Determination Law.

The Supervisory Board appoints the executives and monitors and advises them in the running of the company.

Executive Board

The Executive Board runs the company and leads its business. It develops the company’s strategy and ensures that this is implemented. The executives are bound to the company interests and committed to increasing the sustainable growth of the company.

The Executive Board is responsible for the annual and long-term planning of the company and for the preparation of the annual and group financial statements. It regularly and promptly reports to the Supervisory Board on all issues relevant to the Group concerning strategy, the medium-term company planning, the business development, the risk situation and the risk management.


Members of the Executive Board of the KION Group AG

From left to right: Ching Pong Quek (Chief Asia Pacific Officer), Thomas Toepfer (CFO), Gordon Riske (CEO), Bert-Jan Knoef (STILL) and Theodor Maurer (Linde Material Handling)


Shareholders’ Meeting

The Shareholders’ Meeting fulfils important tasks, e.g. the declaration of the annual financial statement prepared by the Executive Board and approved by the Supervisory Board. In addition, the internal rules of procedure state that individual transactions of particular importance are subject to agreement by the shareholders’ meeting.

Supervisory Board


The functions of the Supervisory Board and its members.

Executive Board


The members of the Executive Board and their duties.

Corporate Governance


The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board are committed to responsible and transparent corporate management.

Events


  • Trade Fair
  • Financial

February 2014

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    10.2.2014

    Norddeutsche Obstbautage

    Jork (Germany)
    10 to 15 February 2014

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    11.2.2014

    CFIA

    Rennes (France)
    11 to 13 February 2014

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    12.2.2014

    CFIA

    Rennes (France)
    11 to 13 February 2014

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    13.2.2014

    CFIA

    Rennes (France)
    11 to 13 February 2014

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    14.2.2014

    Norddeutsche Obstbautage

    Jork (Germany)
    10 to 15 February 2014

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    15.2.2014

    Norddeutsche Obstbautage

    Jork (Germany)
    10 to 15 February 2014

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    25.2.2014

    LogiMAT

    Stuttgart (Germany)
    25 to 27 February 2014

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    26.2.2014

    LogiMAT

    Stuttgart (Germany)
    25 to 27 February 2014

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    27.2.2014

    LogiMAT

    Stuttgart (Germany)
    25 to 27 February 2014

  • 28.2.2014

March 2014

  • 1.3.2014
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    19.3.2014

    WIN

    Istanbul (Turkey)
    19 to 22 March 2014

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    20.3.2014

    Annual Press Conference / Publication of the Annual Report 2013

    20 March 2014

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    21.3.2014

    WIN

    Istanbul (Turkey)
    19 to 22 March 2014

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    22.3.2014

    WIN

    Istanbul (Turkey)
    19 to 22 March 2014

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April 2014

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May 2014

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    8.5.2014

    Report on the first quarter of 2014

    8 May 2014

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    19.5.2014

    Shareholders‘ Meeting

    19 May 2014

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    20.5.2014

    CeMAT

    Hannover (Germany)
    19 to 23 May 2014

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    21.5.2014

    CeMAT

    Hannover (Germany)
    19 to 23 May 2014

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    22.5.2014

    CeMAT

    Hannover (Germany)
    19 to 23 May 2014

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    23.5.2014

    CeMAT

    Hannover (Germany)
    19 to 23 May 2014

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June 2014

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July 2014

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August 2014

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    12.8.2014

    ExpoLigist-K

    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    12 to 15 August 2014

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    13.8.2014

    ExpoLigist-K

    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    12 to 15 August 2014

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    14.8.2014

    ExpoLigist-K

    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    12 to 15 August 2014

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    15.8.2014

    ExpoLigist-K

    Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    12 to 15 August 2014

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    19.8.2014

    Norfish

    Trondheim (Norway)
    19 to 22 August 2014

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    20.8.2014

    Norfish

    Trondheim (Norway)
    19 to 22 August 2014

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    21.8.2014

    Norfish

    Trondheim (Norway)
    19 to 22 August 2014

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    22.8.2014

    Norfish

    Trondheim (Norway)
    19 to 22 August 2014

  • 23.8.2014
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    28.8.2014

    Finnmetko

    Jämsä (Finland)
    28. - 30. August 2014

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    29.8.2014

    Finnmetko

    Jämsä (Finland)
    28. - 30. August 2014

  • 30

    30.8.2014

    Finnmetko

    Jämsä (Finland)
    28. - 30. August 2014

  • 31.8.2014

September 2014

  • 1.9.2014
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    9.9.2014

    Pack&Move

    Basel (Switzerland)
    09 to 12 September 2014

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    10.9.2014

    Pack&Move

    Basel (Switzerland)
    09 to 12 September 2014

  • 11

    11.9.2014

    Pack&Move

    Basel (Switzerland)
    09 to 12 September 2014

  • 12

    12.9.2014

    Pack&Move

    Basel (Switzerland)
    09 to 12 September 2014

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    15.9.2014

    MSV

    Brno (Czech Republic)
    15 to 19 September 2014

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    16.9.2014

    MSV

    Brno (Czech Republic)
    15 to 19 September 2014

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    17.9.2014

    MSV

    Brno (Czech Republic)
    15 to 19 September 2014

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    18.9.2014

    MSV

    Brno (Czech Republic)
    15 to 19 September 2014

  • 19

    19.9.2014

    MSV

    Brno (Czech Republic)
    15 to 19 September 2014

  • 20.9.2014
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    23.9.2014

    CeMAT Russia

    Moskau (Russia)
    23 to 26 September 2014

  • 24

    24.9.2014

    CeMAT Russia

    Moskau (Russia)
    23 to 26 September 2014

  • 25

    25.9.2014

    CeMAT Russia

    Moskau (Russia)
    23 to 26 September 2014

  • 26

    26.9.2014

    CeMAT Russia

    Moskau (Russia)
    23 to 26 September 2014

  • 27.9.2014
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October 2014

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    16.10.2014

    LOGISTIK

    Stockholm (Sweden)
    16 to 17 Oktober 2014

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    17.10.2014

    LOGISTIK

    Stockholm (Sweden)
    16 to 17 Oktober 2014

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November 2014

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December 2014

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January 2015

  • 1.1.2015
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