Curriculum vitae

Klaus Burchards, Stuttgart

Member of the KSB Supervisory Board since 18 April 2017

Personal data:
Date of birth: 1 January 1950
Place of birth: Ingelheim am Rhein
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: 

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