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Gabriele Sommer, Dipl.-Geologin

Curriculum vitae

Member of the Supervisory Board of KSB SE & Co. KGaA
since 1 January 2016

Personal data:

  • Year of birth: 1964
  • Nationality: German 

Current professional activity: 

Since 2021 Management Board spokeswoman of TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH

Career history:

  • Since 2021
    Management Board spokeswoman of TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH
  • 2011 - 2020
    Head of Human Resources of TÜV SÜD
  • 1997 – 2011
    Various positions at subsidiaries of TÜV SÜD, inter alia as Managing Director
  • 1995 – 1997
    Managing Director of TÜV Bayern Brasil Ltda.
  • 1990 – 1995
    Various positions at TÜV Bayern Hessen Sachsen e.V. and TÜV Umwelttechnik
  • 1986 – 1990
    Employment, inter alia, in laboratory and geotechnical companies

Education / Training:

  • 1984 – 1990
    Degree in geology (Diplomgeologin), Munich Technical University

Relevant knowledge, skills and professional experience:

Strategy development, expertise in human resources, management

Other positions on statutory supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies:

  • 2016 – present
    TÜV SÜD Auto Service GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2013 – present
    TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH, München

Other material activities:

2015 - present Member of the Accreditation Advisory Board, conformity assessment bodies