Prof. Dr. Fritz Vahrenholt

Supervisory Board member representing the shareholders

  • Currently no professional occupation
Fritz Vahrenholt
Personal details
  • Year of birth: 1949
  • Place of birth: Gelsenkirchen-Buer
  • Nationality: German
Mandate at Aurubis AG
  • Function: Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • In office since: November 26, 1999; Chairman since March 1, 2018
  • Committees   
    • Special Committee for Security and Safety (Chairman)
    • Conciliation Committee (Chairman)
    • Technology Committee (Chairman)
    • Personnel / Renumeration Committee
  • Encavis AG*, Hamburg, Member of the Supervisory Board
Professional career
  • Currently no professional occupation

  • 2012-2019: Chairman of the Deutsche Wildtier Stiftung, Hamburg
  • 2008–2012: Executive Board Chairman of RWE Innogy GmbH, Essen (RWE Group, renewable energy division)
  • 2001–2007: Executive Board Chairman of REpower Systems AG, Hamburg (wind energy division), Member of the German Council for Sustainable Development under Chancellor Schröder and Chancellor Merkel, Berlin
  • 1998–2000: Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Shell AG, Hamburg (responsible for the areas of chemistry, renewable energy, public relations, environmental protection, electricity business)
  • 1999: Honorary professor in chemistry at the University of Hamburg in the Faculty of Chemistry
  • 1991–1997: Senator of the Hamburg Environmental Authority
  • 1990–1991: Head of the Hamburg Senate Chancellery
  • 1984–1990: State Council of the Hamburg Environmental Authority
  • 1981–1984: Group leader for air pollution control, waste and environmental sustainability in the Ministry of the Environment, Hessen
  • 1976–1981: Head of Chemistry at the German Federal Environment Agency, Berlin
  • 1974: Doctorate at the University of Münster
  • 1968–1972: University studies in chemistry at the University of Münster

Status: February 2023

* stock exchange-listed company