Sennheiser completes Supervisory Board with two new members
Iris Epple-Righi and Stephan Plenz join the team
Wedemark, January 15th, 2022 – The Supervisory Board of the Sennheiser Group is once again complete, thanks to the addition of two new members. Stephan Plenz has been a member of the Board since October 1st, 2021, while Iris Epple-Righi started in her new role on January 1st, 2022. Andreas Dornbracht, who took over as Chair of the Supervisory Board in March 2021 remains in this post. The new Supervisory Board thus consists of Andreas Dornbracht, Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser, Johann Soder, Iris Epple-Righi and Stephan Plenz.
Iris Epple-Righi brings many years of experience in business management and merchandise management. She has held senior positions at Calvin Klein Europe, Escada Germany and Hugo Boss Ag Germany and currently serves as Member of Board of Directors, Member of Audit and Compensation Committees and Member and Chair of Nomination, Governance and Sustainability Committee for the software company Global-e Online Ltd. With her breadth of corporate management experience, she is an ideal addition to the newly composed Supervisory Board of the Sennheiser Group.
Stephan Plenz brings over 30 years’ experience in mechanical and plant engineering to his role as a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Sennheiser Group. He held senior management positions for more than 20 years and, as a technical board director at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, was responsible for research and development, production, purchasing and logistics, and P&L worldwide. Since the end of 2019, he has been working as a freelance consultant. Stephan Plenz strengthens the Sennheiser Supervisory Board as a prudent, reliable and innovative manager for complex tasks in an international environment.
"We are very pleased with the new composition of the Sennheiser Supervisory Board, which combines expertise from a wide range of industries," said Daniel Sennheiser, Co-CEO of the Sennheiser Group. "Stephan Plenz has three decades of experience and technical understanding in mechanical and plant engineering, while Iris Epple-Righi brings many years of expertise in software development, as well as brand management and lifestyle." Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, Co-CEO, added: "At Sennheiser, we know that it is precisely the collaboration of different people with different backgrounds and the wealth of experience this brings that achieves the best possible results. We are pleased to have successfully assembled this winning breadth and depth of experience through the new composition of the Supervisory Board."
The Sennheiser Group Supervisory Board is now complete. The Supervisory Board maintains a close exchange with the management of the Sennheiser Group and provides ongoing support.