Stefan Kapferer has been CEO of 50Hertz since December 2019 and is also a member of the steering committee of the Belgian-German Elia Group. He looks back on a long career in politics and business. For several years he was State Secretary in various ministries at state and federal level - e.g. from 2011 on at the Federal Ministry of Economics. From 2014 to 2016 Kapferer was Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD in Paris.From 2016 to 2019 he was Chairman of the Executive Board of the Federal Association of the German Energy and Water Industries (BDEW).
Dr. Frank Golletz, born in 1960, has been the Chief Technical Officer for 50Hertz since 2011. Before, he acted as proxy and Head of the Assets/Grid Projects Department at 50Hertz. Between 1992 and 1997, Frank Golletz was in charge of substations at the Dresden Grid Operation Department of VEAG. He was also stationed at the VEAG branch in Bad Lauchstädt, where he managed grid operations for Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.
Dr. Dirk Biermann, born in 1969, has been Chief Markets and System Operations Officer since 2012. Prior to his current position, he acted as proxy for the company and held the position of Head of Energy Management. As such, he was responsible for the company's energy trading activities, which also includes ancillary services, EEG affairs and balancing group management as well as market development and congestion management.In 1999, Dr Biermann joined VEAG, as it was called at the time. He later moved on to the Vattenfall Europe Holding in 2002, where he took up a leading position in the Grid Strategy Department in 2004.
Marco Nix, born in 1974, has been responsible for 50Hertz's Finance Department since July 2015. Since 2009, the business economist was Head of Controlling at 50Hertz and in addition from April 2014 onwards the Chief Corporate and Financial Officer of Elia Grid International . Born in Berlin, Nix previously held senior positions in the financial sector of the Vattenfall Group. His professional career in the energy sector began in 2001 at the Berlin based energy company Bewag.
Sylvia Borcherding is Chief Human Resources Officer at 50Hertz since 2019. Before, she has held leading positions in the Metro group, at healthcare provider IAS and at outsourcing specialist Capita.
Michael von Roeder is Chief Digital and IT Officer at 50Hertz and member of the steering committee of the Belgian-German Elia Group since late 2019 and responsible for the digital transformation of the Group. Prior to his position at 50Hertz, he was CEO of Sensorberg. Until mid of 2016 he was in charge of IT operations at Vattenfall. As COO he led the iconmobile group from 2009 to 2010. Michael von Roeder was manager at Vodafone and Accenture in London, Tokio und Düsseldorf. He studied Technology Management, Organization und International Business in Stuttgart and Lausanne.