Corporate Governance

Management Board

The Management Board of Senvion S.A. is obliged to act in the enterprise's best interests and undertakes to increase the sustainable value of the enterprise.

Dr. Jürgen M. Geißinger

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dr. Jürgen M. Geißinger, born on July 24, 1959 in Schwäbisch Gmünd, is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Senvion S.A. He joined Senvion on December 17, 2015.

Jürgen Geißinger started his career at the highly regarded Fraunhofer Institute of Production Technology and Automation, where he also obtained his PhD. From there he joined Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, before holding leading positions at ITT, an international industrial company. He was appointed CEO of Schaeffler in 1998, where he played a key role in defining and executing the firm’s growth strategy, including its highly successful expansion in emerging markets along with key acquisitions. After his departure from Schaeffler, he continued to advise a number of German and international industrial companies, and remains active on the boards of MTU Aero Engines and Sandvik, among others.

Manav Sharma

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Manav Sharma, born on March 29, 1981, in Poonch is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Senvion S.A. He has also been CFO of Senvion GmbH since June 30, 2015.

Manav Sharma holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering along with a post-graduate diploma in Management, which he completed at the Symbiosis International University Pune, India. Following stints in business development, sales & marketing in ITC Ltd (an Indian conglomerate) and in the Business Advisory Practice at Ernst & Young, Manav Sharma joined Suzlon in November 2008 as Senior Manager and was subsequently promoted “Assistant General Manager – Strategy” in the Chairman’s Office, where he managed and led multiple projects in new business incubation, portfolio management of group investments, strategy, global M&A and business development.

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Senvion S.A. oversees the company’s Management Board and provides advice on all management issues. Frequent and open exchange between both boards is the basis for trustful cooperation.

The Supervisory Board consists of Steven Holliday (Chairman), Deepak Mishra, Ben Langworthy, Amol Jain, Matthias Schubert, Alberto Terol and Carl Friedrich Arp Ole Freiherr von Beust.


Besides the Supervisory Board, Senvion has an Audit Committee, a HR Committee and a Strategy and Investment Committee.

The Audit Committee especially deals with the Annual Report and the Internal Control System. Members are Alberto Terol, Deepak Mishra, Amol Jain.

The HR Committee advises the Supervisory Board – especially in terms of the appointment and recall of the members of the Board of Directors and other relevant personnel decisions. Members are Matthias Schubert, Ben Langworthy and Deepak Mishra.

The Strategy and Investment Committee takes care of the strategic oreintation of the company, its strategy and the investment planning. Members are Ben Langworthy, Steven Holliday, Deepak Mishra, Amol Jain and Matthias Schubert.


Senvion has a Compliance Management System available. The principles of this system are reflected in the Code of Conduct which is applicable for every Senvion entity and its employees worldwide. Senvion’s Code of Conduct is strengthened by other policies like the Anticorruption Policy, the Antitrust Policy, the Supplier Code of Conduct and the Insider Trading Policy. The Compliance Department regularly reports to the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board of the company. Every single Senvion employee can contact the member of the Compliance team or their direct supervisor in case of compliance relating questions. Besides it is also possible to use an international Whistle-blower System.

Additionally, there is the possibility to report indications of specific legal infringements and regulatory violations not only for Senvion personnel, but for external persons as well. The internal Compliance Department is responsible for receiving information about serious violations. Such incidents can be for example, bribery or antitrust related or can be similar issues. The notifications will be treated confidentially and will only be received by the Compliance Department.

You can contact the compliance department as follows:

Senvion Holding GmbH
Compliance Department
Überseering 10
22297 Hamburg, Germany


Modern Slavery Statement

This statement is published under the provisions of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the ‘Act’). The Act requires organisations to publish an annual statement setting out the actions they have taken during the financial year to ensure slavery or human trafficking is not taking place in their operations or supply chain:

Senvion Modern Slavery Statement for 2016