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Klaus Burchards

Curriculum vitae

Member of the Supervisory Board of KSB SE & Co. KGaA 
since 18 April 2017

Persönliche Daten:

  • Year of birth: 1950
  • Nationality: German

Current professional activity:

Independent Auditor

Career history:

  • Since 2012
    Independent Auditor
  • 1992 - 2012
    Managing Partner with KPMG AG
  • 1985 – 1997
    Board Member and Shareholder of Treuhand Aktiengesellschaft Rheinland Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft [auditing and tax consultancy company], Wiesbaden (until its sale to KPMG AG)
  • 1977 - 1985
    Employment in auditing at Treuhand Aktiengesellschaft Rheinland, Wiesbaden

Education / Training:

  • 1985 
    Auditor examination
  • 1982
    Tax consultant examination
  • 1973 - 1977
    Degree in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) from Saarland University, Saarbrücken
  • 1971 - 1973
    Training as banker with Bankhaus B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co., Frankfurt am Main

Relevant knowledge, skills and professional experience:

  • Auditing according to HGB [German Commercial Code] and IFRS of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements of major medium-sized and capital market oriented public limited companies
  • Providing profession-specific advice on corporate restructuring and mergers of partnerships and corporations

Other positions on statutory supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies: –

Other material activities: –