Dr. Günter von Au is a Chairman-Supervisory Board at STADA Arzneimittel AG, a Chairman-Supervisory Board at SYNLAB Holding Deutschland GmbH, a Chairman-Supervisory Board at CeramTec Holding GmbH, a Chairman at Clariant AG, a Chairman at Verein der Bayerischen Chemischen Industrie Ev, a Chairman-Local Bavarian Section at Verband der Chemischen Industrie eV and a Chairman-Supervisory Board at CeramTec GmbH. He is on the Board of Directors at Cologne Institute of Economic Research, Bayernwerk AG, E.ON Bayern AG, Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG and Clariant International AG. Dr. von Au was previously employed as a Chairman-Supervisory Board by SYNLAB International GmbH, a Chairman-Management Board by BAG, a President & Chief Executive Officer by Süd-Chemie, Inc., a Head-Polymers Division by Wacker Chemie AG, a Member-Senate by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft eV, and a Chief Executive Officer by Wacker Polymer Systems GmbH & Co. KG. He also served on the board at MAXAMCorp Holding SL. He received his undergraduate degree from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, an undergraduate degree from Hochschule Reutlingen and a doctorate degree from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.