Supervisory Board & Economic Advisory

Fraport is a joint-stock company. The members of the Supervisory board are elected as representatives of the shareholders and the workforce. Business development and company strategy are under the watchful eye of the members of the Supervisory Board.

Furthermore members of the board of directors of Fraport AG are chairmen of the supervisory boards of some of the company's affiliates.

The twenty-member-strong Supervisory Board of Fraport AG is made up of

  • three representatives from the federal state of Hesse,
  • one from the City of Frankfurt,
  • six private shareholders and
  • ten employee representatives.

Economic Advisory

The task of the Economic Advisory Board is to advise and support the Executive Board of Fraport AG on all key issues regarding developments in the economy and in air transportation as well as significant areas of business policy.

Members are normally appointed by the Executive Board for three years.
The Executive Board takes part in the meetings of the Economic Advisory Board, and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board is invited to join the discussions as a permanent guest.

Wolfgang Kirsch


Gerald Braunberger
Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Heike Eckert
Member of the Management Board  Deutsche Börse AG

Bernd Eulitz
Deputy CEO Messer SE & Co. KGaA

Tanja Gönner
Director General, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e. V. (BDI)

Thomas Groß
Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale (Helaba)

Susanne Haus
President Chamber of Crafts Frankfurt-Rhein-Main

Gunnar Heinemann
Member of the Board of Directors, Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co.KG

Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther
Director and Member of the Management Board, Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln

Dr. Detlef Kayser
Director and Member of the Management Board, Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Rita Kaysser-Pyzalla
Chief Executive Officer, German Aerospace Center

Dr. Marcus Kuhnert
Member of the Executive Board, Merck KGaA

Emmerich Müller
Member of the Board, B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Aktiengesellschaft

Sabine Nallinger
Chairman Stiftung KlimaWirtschaft

Ralf Pütmann
Chairman Boards&More GmbH

Gordon Riske
Managing Director GRBR Services GmbH

Tim Scharwath
Director and Member of the Management Board, Deutsche Post DHL Group

Arndt Schoenemann
Chief Executive Officer, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH

Martin Scholich
Global Advisory Digital Transformation & People Leader,   PricewaterhouseCoopers

Stephan Sturm



Permanent Guest:

Michael Boddenberg
Former Finance Minister, State of Hesse, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fraport AG

Further Information

Fraport Group and the Management