Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Robin Laik

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Robin Laik is co-founder and CEO of the Mutares Group. He is thus extensively networked in the consulting and restructuring industry.

 

Prior to founding the Mutares Group (2008), Robin Laik held responsible positions in restructuring at Bavaria Industries AG, among others. He then moved to the Executive Board of Bavaria Industries AG. Before this, Robin Laik was CFO of a listed investment company and was responsible for the M&A activities of Escada AG.

 

After studying business administration at the University of Augsburg, Robin Laik began his professional career at ELA Medical GmbH and Porges GmbH (formerly L’Oreal Group).

As CEO and co-founder of Mutares AG, Robin Laik has an extensive network in the consulting and restructuring industry. The entrepreneur can look back on a successful career. Prior to the founding of Mutares in 2008, Robin Laik was Chief Financial Officer of a listed investment company and responsible for the M&A activities of Escada AG. After studying business administration at the University of Augsburg, Robin Laik began his professional career at ELA Medical GmbH and Porges GmbH (formerly L´Oreal Group).

Dr. Kristian Schleede

Member of the Supervisory Board

Dr. Kristian Schleede has been Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) and member of the Executive Board of Mutares AG since 2010. His focus is on the strategic development of companies.

 

Prior to that, he held various responsible positions between 1996 and 2009. Among others at Danzas Germany, Dussmann KGaA, Swisslog AG and the Kienle+Spiess Group. Between 1990 and 1996, Dr. Kristian Schleede assumed senior management responsibility at the corporate strategy consultancy McKinsey & Company. From 1988 to 1990 he worked as process development manager at 3M Deutschland GmbH.

 

Following his studies of mechanical engineering at the renowned RWTH Aachen University, Dr. Kristian Schleede received his doctorate in the field of plastics processing. He also holds a diploma in International Accounting from the Controller Academie EY.

Dr.-Ing. Kristian Schleede is Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) in the executive board of Mutares AG. He joined the board in 2010. Prior to that, he held several executive line management functions after he left the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

Dr.-Ing. Kristian Schleede received his doctorate in the field of plastics processing following his studies of mechanical engineering at the University RWTH Aachen.

Bernd Maierhofer

Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Maierhofer is member of the Supervisory Board since May 2018. He was member of the Executive Board of MAN Truck and Bus AG from 2008 till 2015. In this position Mr. Maierhofer was primarily responsible for the product development. After more than 23 years in the engineering of commercial vehicles Mr. Maierhofer has a deep understanding of the technology and the market of commercial vehicles and automotive industry in general.

Mr. Maierhofer holds a diploma in electrical engineering from Munich University of Applied Sciences.

Mr. Maierhofer is member of the supervisory board of VOSS Automotive since 2016.

Bernd Maierhofer has been a member of the Supervisory Board since May 2018.

As a member of the Executive Board of MAN Truck and Bus AG from 2008 until 2015, Mr. Maierhofer was primarily responsible for product development. After more than 23 years in the engineering of commercial vehicles Mr. Maierhofer has a deep understanding of the technology and the market of commercial vehicles and automotive industry in general.

Bernd Maierhofer holds a diploma in electrical engineering from Munich University of Applied Sciences.

Mr. Maierhofer is member of the supervisory board of VOSS Automotive since 2016.