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Thomas Wessel

Thomas Wessel (CHRO)

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER AND LABOR RELATIONS DIRECTOR

January 26, 1963, born in Herten, Germany


CV (Download)

Education
1979 - 1981

Vocational training as an Industrial Clerical Officer at
Bergbau AG Lippe, Herne

1983 - 1985

Trained as a Personnel Officer (IHK), Gelsenkirchen

1986 - 1988

Further training in Human Resources Management (VWA), Bochum

Career
1982 - 1988

Human Resources Department, Bergbau AG Lippe, Herne

1988 - 1996

Human Resources Policy Issues Department,
RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen

1997 - 2001

Head of Human Resources Policy Issues Department,
RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen

2001 - 2002

Deputy Head of Human Resources Division and Head of Human Resources Policy/Controlling Department,
RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen

2002 - 2006

Head of Human Resources Division, RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen
Member of the Management Board of RAG Beteiligungs-GmbH, Essen

2006 - 2009

Chairman of the Management Board, RAG BILDUNG GmbH, Essen

2009 - 2011

Member of the Management Board and Chief Human Resources Officer of Evonik Degussa GmbH, Essen

since September 1, 2011

Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Relations Director of Evonik Industries AG, Essen

Memberships

A)

Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH
Evonik Performance Materials GmbH
Evonik Technology & Infrastructure GmbH (Chair)
Pensionskasse Degussa VVaG
Vivawest GmbH
Vivawest Wohnen GmbH

a) Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
b) Membership of comparable German and foreign supervisory bodies of business enterprises pursuant to Section 125 Paragraph 1 Sentence 5 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG)

The CVs of the other Executive Board members for download:

Christian KullmannDr. Harald SchwagerUte Wolf