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,
  • two from the City of Frankfurt,
  • five private shareholders and
  • ten employee representatives.


Michael Boddenberg
Minister of Finance of the State of Hesse


Claudia Amier
Chairwoman of the Works Council, Fraport AG

Devrim Arslan
Chairman of the Works Council, FraGround GmbH

Uwe Becker
Mayor and City Treasurer of Frankfurt am Main

Hakan Bölükmese
Member of the Works Council, Fraport AG

Hakan Cicek
Member of the Works Council, Fraport AG

Detlev Draths
Member of the Works Council, Fraport AG

Peter Feldmann
Lord Mayor of Frankfurt am Main

Peter Gerber
Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG

Dr. Margarete Haase
former Member of the Executive Board of DEUTZ AG

Frank-Peter Kaufmann
Member of the Hesse State Parliament

Dr. Ulrich Kipper
SEVP Corporate Infrastructure Management, Fraport AG

Lothar Klemm
Former Hessian Government Minister

Birgit Kother
Business economist (Diplom-Betriebswirtin)

Michael Odenwald
Chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn AG

Qadeer Rana
Chairman of the works council and the general works council of FraSec GmbH

Mathias Venema
Regional department head at ver.di Hessen

Katharina Wesenick
Representative for collective bargaining (Aviation), VER.DI trade union, Germany

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katja Windt
Member of the management of SMS group GmbH

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

Herbert Hans Grüntker

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

Dr.-Ing. Volker Kefer

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

Friedrich von Metzler, partner Bankhaus B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co.KGaA

Emmerich Müller, partner Bankhaus B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Holding AG

Ralf Nagel, Chief Executive Officer, Verband Deutscher Reeder

Ralf Pütmann

Dr. Lutz Raettig, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Morgan Stanley Bank AG

Gordon Riske, Chief Executive Officer, KION Group AG

Prof. Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, Chief Executive Officer, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH

Martin Scholich, Member of the Executive Board, PricewaterhouseCoopers

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

Hauke Stars

Stephan Sturm, Chairman of the Executive Board, Fresenius SE & Co.KG


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