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EEX General Meeting elects new Supervisory Board

(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) In the framework of the general meeting of the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX), which took place in Leipzig on 8 June, the shareholders elected a new Supervisory Board. At the same time, with the approval of the activities of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, the current term of office expired.

The new EEX Supervisory Board is composed as follows:

Dr Dirk Biermann, Managing Director, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH
Heike Eckert, Member of the Management Board, Eurex Clearing AG
Dr Nigel Hawkins, Head of Power & Fuel Portfolio Management, Enel Trade S.p.A.
Peter Heydecker, Executive Director Trading, EnBW Energie Baden- Württemberg AG
Burkhard Jung, Mayor of the City of Leipzig
Dr Jürgen Kroneberg, Lawyer
Xavier Lafontaine, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Electricité de France SA
Michael Lockett, Director of Power Dispatch & Real-Time Trading, Uniper Global Commodities SE
Dr Hartmut Mangold, State Secretary, Saxon State Ministry for Economics, Labour and Transport
Katja Mayer, Managing Partner, KM Networks GmbH
Prof. Harald R. Pfab, Managing Director, HHP Beratung GmbH
Andreas Preuß, Vice-Chairman, Deutsche Börse AG
Dr Michael Redanz, Managing Director, EWE Trading GmbH
Hans E. Schweickardt, Chairman of the Board, Polenergia Holding S.ár.l.
Uwe Schweickert, Managing Director Market Operations & Executive Office, Deutsche Börse AG
Jürg Spillmann, Member of the Board, Eurex Zürich AG
Marco Steeg, Head of Financial Accounting & Controlling, Deutsche Börse AG

Vincent van Lith, Executive Director European Head of Energy, ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Frankfurt Branch In the subsequent constituent meeting of the new Supervisory Board, Dr Jürgen Kroneberg was re-elected as chairman of the Supervisory Board. Deputy chairman of the Supervisory Board are Hans E. Schweickardt, Jürg Spillmann and state secretary Dr Hartmut Mangold.

Dr Jürgen Kroneberg thanked the members who have left the Supervisory Board - Dr Hans-Joachim Arnold, Ulf Heitmüller and Klaus Rohatsch - for their excellent collaboration and commitment at all times which contributed to the development of the EEX in the past years. Furthermore, he in particular welcomed the new members Peter Heydecker, Xavier Lafontaine and Vincent van Lith to the Supervisory Board.

European Energy Exchange AG

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe. It develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and commodity products. At EEX, contracts on Power, Coal and Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products are traded or registered for clearing.

Alongside EEX, EPEX SPOT, Powernext, Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), Gaspoint Nordic, Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE) and Nodal Exchange are also part of EEX Group. Clearing and settlement of trading transactions are provided by the clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC) and by Nodal Clear in the United States. EEX is part of Deutsche Börse Group. More information: