Curriculum vitae

Gabriele Sommer, Wörthsee


Gabriele Sommer was born in Heidenheim in 1964. 
She studied Applied Geology and Engineering Geology at Munich Technical University and completed her degree (Diplomgeologin) in 1990. In 1990 she joined the TÜV SÜD Group (at that time TÜV Bayern e.V.). She worked as an auditor for quality and environmental management systems for TÜV SÜD for many years. After holding various management positions in the TÜV SÜD Group both in Germany and abroad, including as Director of TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH and Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Life Service GmbH, she has been Head of Human Resources since 2011  and is responsible for the areas of Employment Conditions, Learning and Development, Compensation & Benefits, Executives, HR Organization & HR Processes, Recruiting and Staffing, Center of Excellence Germany and the TÜV SÜD Executives and Experts Business School. In this capacity she has worldwide authority to issue policy guidelines. She is a member of the Accreditation Advisory Board of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and of the DAkks Advisory Board for conformity assessment bodies. 

Gabriele Sommer has been a member of the Supervisory Board of KSB since 1 January 2016.

Other Supervisory Board positions:  
TÜV SÜD Auto Service GmbH
TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH

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