Dr. Simone Zeuchner - Coporate Governance: Background

University of Applied Science, Esslingen/Germany (since 2014)
 Professor for Economics and Business Organization
 Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management

Supervisory Board Seats (since 2013)
 Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Seeburger AG, Bretten/Germany
 Member of the Supervisory Board of iXenso AG, Freiburg/Germany
 Member of the Foundation Board of Childfund Foundation gGmbH, Nürtingen/Germany

Corporate Governance Services & Academy, Stuttgart/Germany (since 2013)
 Seminars for executive and non-executive board members and shareholders
 Consultancy for Organization- and Change-Management
 Consultancy for M&A-projects, Post-Merger-Integrations

Financial Experts Association e.V. (FEA), Hamburg/Germany (since 2012)
 Member of the FEA executive board

Trost SE, Stuttgart/Germany (2007 – 2012)
 Director of Strategic Projects and International Group Controlling
 Strategic design and implementation of the Human Resources Development department
 Strategic design and implementation of Trost Academy
 Strategic post-merger integration programme in Central and Eastern Europe

KarstadtQuelle Konzern, Essen/Germany (2004 – 2007)
 Head of Financial Strategy and Financial Controlling
 Secured and managed company liquidity during the company cash crisis of 2004
 Risk management and portfolio restructuring, numerous M&A-projects

Daimler Konzern, Stuttgart/Germany and Melbourne/Australia (1995 – 2004)
 Manager Shared Treasury Center in Australia / New Zealand
 Manager Corporate Finance / Capital Markets, financing of subsidiaries with focus on Asia / Pacific
 Financial Analyst in the Export and Project Financing department, regional focus on Africa,
  South Europe and Latin America, project financing for airport and power stations for DASA and AEG

Research and Teaching Experience (1992-2000)
 Freelance research assistant at the Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research and at the Science Center
  North-Rhine Westphalia in Germany
 Lecturer at Heilbronn University and for trainings at the chamber of commerce in Germany

Education
 Degree and Doctorate in Economics from Ruhr University in Bochum/Germany
 European Management studies at the Grande École de Commerce in Strasbourg/France
 Internship at the World-Trade-Institute, World Trade Centers Boston/USA
 Professional Supervisory Board qualification, Frankfurt am Main/Germany
 Traineeship, Professional Certificate in Banking/Finance, Gelsenkirchen/Germany

Memberships
 Financial Experts Association e.V. (FEA), Hamburg/Germany
http://financialexperts.eu/Verein/Vorstand
 Aufsichtsräte im Mittelstand Deutschland (ArMiD) e.V., Frankfurt/Germany
http://www.armid.de/armid/
 Schmalenbach Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (SG), Köln/Berlin/Germany
http://www.schmalenbach.org/index.php/arbeitskreise/unternehmensfuehrung/werteorientierte-fuehrung-
in-mittelstaendischen-unternehmen


Dr. Simone Zeuchner - Coporate Governance - Background