MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY BOARD

Members of corporate management at a glance.

Since it was founded in 1999 as a scientific start-up, Nanogate has developed into an international technology company. Today, more than 1,800 people work in production facilities on both sides of the Atlantic. An experienced management team is committed to ensuring that Nanogate successfully implements its corporate vision in order to be a reliable, competent partner for customers, investors and shareholders together with all its employees.

“For us "Reinventing the Possible" means always looking forward, looking to find solutions where others could not, never being satisfied with status quo and knowing that we can make it better, stronger, lighter, and more intuitive. Reinventing the possible is what pushes us individually and collectively to be better every day. This combination of passion, technological know-how and capacity, and global coverage truly puts Nanogate in a unique and exceptional position on the market."

Martin HendricksChief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Management Board

Martin Hendricks has been Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) of Nanogate SE since June 2020. He is responsible for Strategy & Group Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sales & Business Development Industries, Marketing & Communication and Human Resources.

During his one-year tenure as CEO of Nanogate, his position on the Supervisory Board of Nanogate SE as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Human Resources Committee is suspended.

Martin Hendricks was born in Essen in 1962 and holds a degree in business administration.

Stages in his professional career

  • 2020: CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, Nanogate SE (temporarily for one year)
  • 2019: Executive Director International Operations, US-based Trico Group
  • 2017: Executive Vice President Ride Performance, Tenneco Inc.
  • 2008: President Global Braking and Regional President EMEA (last position), Federal Mogul Motorparts
  • 2003: Chief Commercial Officer (last position), EurotaxGlass's International AG
  • 2002: Director & General Manager Automotive Aftermarket Europe OES/IAM, TRW KFZ Ausrüstung GmbH
  • 1989: Head of Marketing BeNeLux (last position), Robert Bosch GmbH Aftermarket
GÖTZ GOLLANChief Financial Officer (CFO)

Götz Gollan has been Chief Financial Officer of Nanogate SE since September 2018. He is responsible for Accounting & Taxes, Controlling, Treasury & Risk Management, IT & ERP, Compliance and Investor Relations.

Götz Gollan was born in 1969 in Offenbach and holds a degree in business administration (HfB/Frankfurt School of Finance & Management).

Stages in his professional career

  • 2018: Chief Financial Officer, Nanogate SE
  • 2016: Chief Operating Officer, equinet Bank AG
  • 2011: Member of the Board, Privatbank Berlin von 1929 AG
  • 1999: Co-founder, Corporate Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer (last position), equinet Bank AG  
  • 1996: Authorized signatory Corporate Finance, Dresdner Bank/Dresdner Kleinwort Benson
Robert Wittmann Chief Operation Officer (COO)

Robert Wittmann joined Nanogate in December 2019 as Chief Operation Officer (COO). He is responsible for all locations and operating units as well as the Group divisions Sales Mobility, Project Management, Production, Industrial Engineering, Purchasing, Lean Management and Quality Management.

Robert Wittmann was born in Freising/Obb in 1966 and holds a degree in engineering.

Stages in his professional career

  • 2019: Chief Operation Officer, Nanogate SE
  • 2016: CEO Automotive and Speaker of the Management Board, Schaltbau AG/Gebr. Bode GmbH & Co. KG
  • 2011: CEO and Chairman of the Board, Georg Fritzmeier GmbH & Co. KG
  • 2008: Senior Vice President, Leoni AG
  • 2000: Senior Vice President, Autoliv SE
  • 1994: Director, Takata Europe

Supervisory Board

Klaus-Günter Vennemann, Chairman

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards:
Supervisory Board of Rheinmetall AG, Düsseldorf.

First elected: 2014.


Dr. Farsin Yadegardjam, Vice Chairman

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards:
Supervisory bodies of the Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG, Ludwigshafen.

Memberships in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad
K&K Group AG, Cham, Switzerland,
Thermoplastic Powder Holding AG, Wallisellen, Switzerland,
Chairman of the Board SDP Holding NV, Nazareth, Belgium.

First elected: 2006.


Martin Hendricks, dormant mandate

No memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards as well as in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad.

First elected: 2019.


Dr. Clemens M. Doppler

Memberships in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MerLion Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd, Singapore,
Advisory Board of Vasopharm GmbH, Würzburg.

First elected: 2008.


Dr. Peter Merten

Memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards:
Supervisory board of the Grammer AG, Amberg.

Memberships in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Advisory board of the Dr. Rudolf Kellermann GmbH, Homberg/Ohm.

First elected: 2017.


Oliver Schumann

No memberships in other statuary Supervisory Boards.

Memberships in other comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany and abroad:
Estacionamientos y Servicios S.A., Madrid, Spain,
Varenne 2 S.p.A., Mailand, Italy,
Gases, Research, Innovation and Technology S.L., Avinyo, Spain.

First elected: 2006.