The Supervisory Board

Our Supervisory Board is renowned for successful and responsible corporate governance.

Zalando SE Supervisory Board
The Zalando Supervisory Board: Jennifer Hyman, Anders Holch Povlsen, Anika Mangelmann, Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, Cristina Stenbeck, Matti Ahtiainen, Kelly Bennett, Mariella Röhm-Kottmann, Jade Buddenberg (from top left to bottom right)

The Supervisory Board not only appoints but regularly advises and monitors the Management Board with regard to the management of the company. They work in close and trusting cooperation for the good of the company. The Supervisory Board is continuously involved in decisions that are of fundamental importance to our company. In particular, it reviews annual and management reports, informs about the audit at the annual general meeting, and regularly evaluates the efficiency of its work.

 

Members of our Supervisory Board

The members of the Supervisory Board of Zalando SE include representatives of our long-term investors, employee representatives and independent economic experts. It is important to have a well-balanced selection as this creates a diverse and competent supervisory body.

The Supervisory Board of Zalando SE comprises nine members, three of whom are employee representatives:

Cristina Stenbeck

Shareholder representative, chairperson of the Supervisory Board, chairperson of the nomination committee

Stockholm (Sweden)
Entrepreneur, investor and member of boards of directors

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Cristina Stenbeck

Kelly Bennett

Shareholder representative, deputy chairperson of the Supervisory Board, member of the audit committee, member of the remuneration committee

Los Angeles (USA)
Advisor to Spotify CEO and Microsoft Xbox

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Kelly Bennett

Anders Holch Povlsen

Shareholder representative, member of the nomination committee

Viby (Denmark)
Chief Executive Officer of Bestseller A/S

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Anders Holch Povlsen

Jørgen Madsen Lindemann

Shareholder representative, chairperson of the remuneration committee, member of the audit committee, member of the nomination committee

Klampenborg (Denmark)
Chief Executive Officer & President of Modern Times Group MTG AB (Sweden)

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Jørgen Madsen Lindemann

Mariella Röhm-Kottmann

Shareholder representative, chairperson of the audit committee

Friedrichshafen (Germany)
Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Accounting of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Mariella Röhm-Kottmann

Jennifer Hyman

Shareholder representative, member of the remuneration committee

New York (USA)
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Rent the Runway, Inc.

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Jennifer Hyman

Matti Ahtiainen

Employee representative, member of the audit committee

Espoo (Finland)
Employed at Zalando Finland Oy

 

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Matti Ahtiainen

Jade Buddenberg

Employee representative

Berlin (Germany)
Employed at Zalando SE

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Jade Buddenberg

Anika Mangelmann

Employee representative, member of the remuneration committee

Essen (Germany)
Employed at Zalando SE

Zalando SE Supervisory Board Anika Mangelmann