Friedrich Merz has decided not to stand for re-election to the Board of Directors of Stadler Rail AG at the upcoming General Meeting on April 30, 2020. He expressed the wish to be able to concentrate fully on political mandates.
Friedrich Merz was elected to the Stadler Board of Directors in 2006. He was the group leader of the CDU / CSU, member of the German Bundestag until 2009 and member of the European Parliament until 1994. He currently holds supervisory board mandates at Flughafen Köln-Bonn GmbH, BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG, WEPA Industrieholding SE and HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG. Until 2014 he was a member of the supervisory board of AXA Gruppe AG and until 2015 a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Börse AG.
“We would like to thank Friedrich Merz for his many years of service as a member of the Stadler Board of Directors”,Stadler management noted in a statement.