Leading HARTMANN into the future of healthcare

Leadership is something we take seriously at the HARTMANN GROUP. PAUL HARTMANN AG and its functional areas manage the Group’s activities. We are committed to creating innovative solutions that will continue to improve healthcare and benefit both professionals and patients all over the world. Our management board brings a modern, forward-thinking approach to the business to set the agenda for the future of healthcare.

Meet our Management Board

Britta Fünfstück

Britta Fuenfstueck

Chairman of the Management Board (CEO)

A qualified physicist, Britta Fünfstück is the head of the HARTMANN GROUP. She is responsible for corporate strategy, the Transformation Program office, the Infection Management segment with its Risk Prevention and Disinfection divisions, and the Kneipp subsidiary. Britta Fünfstück’s responsibilities also include overseeing the German domestic market and the pharmacy business as well as Digital Business, Human Resources, Communications, Quality Management, and Compliance departments.

François Georgelin

Member of the Management Board

A biomedical engineer by training, François Georgelin is responsible for the Wound Care segment, Regulatory Affairs, and the KOB subsidiary. He is also in charge of marketing operations for Northern and Eastern Europe, along with France, South America, and the USA.

Francois Georgelin

Stefan Grote

Stefan Grote

Member of the Management Board

Management expert Stefan Grote is responsible for the Incontinence Management segment along with the areas of Procurement, Supply Chain, Real Estate, Sustainability, Online and E-Commerce. In addition to lean management and technical services in the operating area, he is also in charge of marketing operations in Western and Southern Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Oliver Neubrand

Member of the Management Board (CFO)

Business graduate Oliver Neubrand took over as CFO on January 1, 2024, and is responsible for Controlling, Finance, Accounting, Mergers & Acquisition, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Legal, IT, Investor Relations and the CMC and IVF HARTMANN businesses in Switzerland.

Meet our Supervisory Board

Our Supervisory Board, with its equal representation of employees and shareholders, oversees the management board and appoints its members.



Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann

Attorney-at-law in the lawyer co-partnership Kees Hehl Heckmann and Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Tobias Bucher*
Chief Authorized Representative of IG Metall Heidenheim
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board (since April 28, 2023)


Birgit Herm-Grimm*
Chairwoman of the Works Council of PAUL HARTMANN AG (until April 28, 2023)

Yvonne Brix*
Member of the Works Council of BODE Chemie GmbH (until April 28, 2023)

Prof. Dr. Angelika C. Bullinger-Hoffmann
Professor of Ergonomics and Innovation Management at Chemnitz University of Technology

Christine Geppert*
Full-time Chairwoman of the Works Council of KOB GmbH

Dr. Sidonie Golombowski-Daffner
President of Advanced Accelerator Applications of Novartis (since April 28, 2023)

Gerhard Hirth
Independent business consultant (until April 28, 2023)

Katja Kollosche*
Chairwoman of the Group Works Council of PAUL HARTMANN AG (since April 28, 2023)

Horst Mund*
Trade Union Secretary for the management board of IG Metall and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board (until April 28, 2023)

Eva van Pelt
Co-chairwoman of the Management Board of Eppendorf SE (since April 28, 2023)

Daniela Reinhardt*
Chairwoman of the Works Council of Kneipp GmbH (since April 28, 2023)

Wolfgang Röhrl*
Representative of the executive staff

Joachim E. Schielke
Former Member of the Management Board of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and former Chairman of the Management Board of Baden-Württembergische Bank (until April 28, 2023)

Eduard Schleicher
Managing Partner of the SCHWENK Zement GmbH & Co. KG

Heide Schnare*
Trade Union Secretary for the Management Board of IG Metall (since April 28, 2023)

Thomas Spannagl
CEO of SCHWENK Baustoffgruppe, SCHWENK Zement GmbH & Co. KG (since April 28, 2023)

Prof. Dr. med. Sevgi Tercanli
Specialist in gynecology and obstetrics in private practice (until April 28, 2023)

*Elected employee representatives