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Management Board

The Management Board is responsible for managing the company and its operations. In doing so, it is bound to the company interest with the aim of sustainable value creation. The Management Board develops the company’s strategic direction, coordinates this with the Supervisory Board and ensures its implementation. It is also responsible for appropriate risk management and controlling in the company and regular, timely and comprehensive reporting to the Supervisory Board.

Management Board members

Michael Zahn

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chief Executive Officer Michael Zahn is responsible for the strategic direction of the Deutsche Wohnen group. He manages the Strategy, Asset Management, M&A/Disposals, Corporate Communication, Human Resources, Marketing, IT, Procurement and Nursing & Assisted Living.

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Philip Grosse

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

As Chief Financial Officer, Philip Grosse manages Corporate Finance & Treasury, Accounting, Tax, Risk Management, Investor Relations, Legal/Compliance, Controlling and Sustainability Management/CSR Reporting.

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Henrik Thomsen

Chief Development Officer (CDO)

As Chief Development Officer, Henrik Thomsen has responsibility for the areas of Property Development & Technical Maintenance, Technology Investments and Neighborhood Development.

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Lars Urbansky

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

As Chief Operating Officer, Lars Urbansky has responsibility for the areas of property management, rent development and customer service.

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Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board advises and monitors the Management Board in the management of the company. Its work is done both in plenary sessions and committee meetings. For more information, please see the corporate governance report . The Supervisory Board has six members.

Supervisory Board members

Name, Residence


Membership of Supervisory Board committees

Matthias Hünlein


Managing Director of Tishman Speyer Properties Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt/Main

Executive and Nomination C. (chairman)
Capital Market and Acquisition C.

Jürgen Fenk
(Deputy Chairman)


Managing Director and Group Executive Board member of SIGNA Holding GmbH, Vienna

Executive and Nomination C.
Audit C.

Arwed Fischer


Member of various supervisory boards Executive and Nomination C.
Capital Market and Acquisition C.

Kerstin Günther


Managing Director of the Helmholtz Zentrum München Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH), Munich

Audit C.

Tina Kleingarn


Partner in Westend Corporate Finance, Frankfurt/Main

Capital Market and Acquisition C. (chairman)

Dr. Florian Stetter


CEO of RockHedge Asset Management AG, Krefeld

Audit C. (chairman)


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