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Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board consists of nine members, appointed for a four year mandate by the General Meeting of Shareholders. The Supervisory Board appoints the Executive Board and supervises its activity.

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Members of the Supervisory Board

Rainer Seele (1960) – Member and president of the Supervisory Board
After his studies at the University of Göttingen, where he obtained a doctorate in Chemistry, Rainer Seele joined BASF Aktiengesellschaft, initially as a research scientist. After working in a number of different functions between 1987 and 1996, he was appointed as Head of Group Chemical Research and Head of Planning and Controlling at the research division of BASF Aktiengesellschaft. In 1996 he became Head of Strategic Planning at Wintershall AG in Kassel and in 2000 he became a member of the Executive Board at WINGAS. Later on, in 2002, Rainer Seele was also appointed Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of WINGAS GmbH, and, in 2009, he became Chairman of the Wintershall Board.

Starting July 1, 2015, Rainer Seele is CEO and Chairman of the OMV Aktiengesellschaft Executive Board.

Curriculum vitae - Rainer Seele (PDF, 171,4 KB)
Reinhard Florey (1965) – Member and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Reinhard Florey graduated in mechanical engineering and economics from Graz University of Technology while also completing his music studies at the Graz University of Fine Arts. He started his career in corporate consulting and strategy consulting. Until 2002 he worked for McKinsey & Company, Austria, and from 2002 to 2012 he occupied different management positions worldwide for Thyssen Krupp AG. In January 2013 Reinhard Florey joined Outokumpu OYJ, Finland, first as Executive Vice President Strategy and Integration, and, starting November 2013, as CFO and Deputy CEO. Since July 1, 2016 Reinhard Florey has been the CFO of OMV Aktiengesellschaft.

Mr. Florey was appointed as member of the OMV Petrom Supervisory Board by the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders dated April 25, 2017.

Curriculum vitae - Reinhard Florey (PDF, 172,9 KB)

Thomas Gangl (1971) – Interim Member of the Supervisory Board

Thomas Gangl graduated in chemical engineering from Vienna University of Technology and also in mechanical engineering from the University of Salford (Manchester). He started his career with OMV in 1998 as process engineer within the Schwechat Refinery where he held various management positions over the years. Since 2016, Thomas Gangl has been Senior Vice President Business Unit Refining & Petrochemicals, being responsible for all three OMV refineries. As of July 1, 2019, Thomas Gangl is Member of the Executive Board of OMV Aktiengesellschaft, responsible for Refining & Petrochemical Operations.

Thomas Gangl was appointed as interim member of the OMV Petrom Supervisory Board starting July 1, 2019 and until the next Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders.

Christopher Veit (1958) - Member of the Supervisory Board
Christopher Veit graduated in mechanical engineering from Höhere Technische Bildungsanstalt Kapfenberg and also in petroleum engineering from Monatan University Leoben.  He joined OMV Group in 1986, where he held various executive and management positions. Since 1 January 2016, he holds the position as Senior Vice-president of Exploration, Development & Production within OMV Exploration & Production GmbH.
Christopher Veit was appointed as member of the OMV Petrom Supervisory Board by the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders dated April 26, 2018.
Curriculum vitae - Christopher Veit (PDF, 115,6 KB)
Daniel Turnheim (1975) – Member of the Supervisory Board

Daniel Turnheim studied Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. In 2002, he joined OMV Group where he held several management positions. He was Executive Board member of OMV Petrom and CFO between January 2011 and December 2012. During the period January 2013 – June 2016, Mr. Turnheim was Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance within OMV Aktiengesellschaft. Since July 2016 he holds the position as Senior Vice-president of Corporate Finance&Controlling within OMV Aktiengesellschaft.

Daniel Turnheim was appointed as member of OMV Petrom Supervisory Board by the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders dated April 25, 2017.
Curriculum vitae - Daniel Turnheim (PDF, 159,2 KB)
Sevil Shhaideh* (1964) – Member of the Supervisory Board

Sevil Shhaideh graduated the Faculty of Economic Planning and Cybernetics within the Academy of Economic Sciences from Bucharest and earned a master’s degree in the Management of Business Projects from Ovidius University, Constanta. Moreover, she is specialized in various fields such as project management, expert in public administration and auditor in quality management and financial audit. Sevil Shhaideh has 20 years of experience as public servant within local public administration. Starting with 2012 she held various positions within the Romanian Government, such as State Secretary and Minister within the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration and Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds, having as main responsibilities regional development, European projects management and public administration activities.

Sevil Shhaideh was appointed as member of the OMV Petrom Supervisory Board by the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders dated April 26, 2018.
Curriculum vitae - Sevil Shhaideh (PDF, 159,8 KB)
Radu-Spiridon Cojocaru* (1947) - Member of the Supervisory Board

Radu-Spiridon Cojocaru graduated in applied electronics from Politehnica Institute, Faculty of Electronics, Bucharest. He is founding member of the National Association for Securities Market Development, contributing from his position as member of the Board of Directors to the establishment of specific institutions such as National Securities Commission, Bucharest Stock Exchange, Central Depositary, RASDAQ.

Starting with 1990, he held various positions within the management structures of some Romanian companies, including the position as Member of the Chamber of Deputies within the Romanian Parliament between 1996 - 2000, being member of the Commission for Economic Politics, Reform and Privatization. He was member of the presidential commission for the Romania’s Country Program between 2016 - 2017.

Radu-Spiridon Cojocaru was appointed as member of the OMV Petrom Supervisory Board by the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders dated April 25, 2017.
Curriculum vitae - Radu-Spiridon Cojocaru (PDF, 154,8 KB)
Joseph Bernhard Mark Mobius* (1936) – Member of the Supervisory Board

Mark Mobius earned a bachelor's and master's degrees from Boston University, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) in economics and political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has spent more than 40 years working in emerging markets all over the world. He joined Franklin Templeton in 1987 as president of Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. In 1999, he was appointed joint chairman of the Global Corporate Governance Forum Investor Responsibility Taskforce of the World Bank and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Mark Mobius was the Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, which directs the analysts of Franklin Templeton's 18 emerging market offices and manages the emerging markets’ portfolios. Starting February 1, 2018, he is a Partner of Mobius Capital Partners Ltd.

Mark Mobius was first elected as OMV Petrom Supervisory Board member by the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders dated April 29, 2010.
Curriculum vitae - oseph Bernhard Mark Mobius (PDF, 255,5 KB)
Jochen Weise* (1956) – Member of Supervisory Board

Jochen Weise graduated in Law from Universities of Bochum and Bonn, Germany. He has been in non-executive positions as Supervisory Board member of Verbundnetzgas AG in Leipzig, Germany since December 2014 and as Senior Advisor Energy Infrastructure Investments at Allianz Capital Partners in London since November 2010. Previously, he was member of the Management Board, between April 2004 - August 2010, Executive Vice President Gas Supply&Trading, between January 2003 - March 2004, at E.ON Ruhrgas AG, and Director Commercial Sales at Deutsche Shell GmbH, between April 1998 - December 2001.

Jochen Weise was elected as member of OMV Petrom Supervisory Board by the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders dated April 25, 2017.
Curriculum vitae - Jochen Weise (PDF, 158,2 KB)

* Independent member as per the criteria of the Bucharest Stock Exchange Corporate Governance Code, criteria which are substantially similar with those provided by the Company law no.31/1990.