Changes in the MAHLE Corporate Management Board

Stuttgart/Germany, November 28, 2019 – Michael Glowatzki (58), member of the Management Board responsible for Human Resources within the MAHLE Group, has requested permission from the company’s Supervisory Board to step down from the Management Board of the MAHLE Group at the end of 2019, before his term is complete. The Supervisory Board has granted this request and thanks Mr. Glowatzki for his many years of service.

  • Michael Glowatzki leaves the MAHLE Group
  • Responsibility for Human Resources to be assumed by successor, Anke Felder

“We thank Mr. Glowatzki for his many successful years of commitment to the MAHLE Group and wish him all the best for the future,” says Prof. Dr. Heinz K. Junker as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. In the Supervisory Board meeting on November 28, 2019, Anke Felder (47) was appointed as Mr. Glowatzki’s successor with effect from January 1, 2020. She will take over responsibility for Human Resources on the Management Board of the MAHLE Group and assume the role of Director of Personnel.

Mrs. Felder has already enjoyed a successful career with responsibility for personnel management functions in mediumsized companies as well as in large corporations including GEA, Thyssenkrupp, and Opel. At MAHLE, she will take on a central role in the transformation of the group in view of the changes taking place in the automotive industry. “Anke Felder has all the skills needed to work with the other members of the Management Board to play an active role in shaping the current change processes in our industry,” says Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Prof. Dr. Heinz K. Junker.

Anke Felder

Anke Felder was born in Jakarta/Indonesia on January 18, 1972. In 2002, she graduated as an attorney-at-law from Kiel University (CAU) in Germany. Following positions in medium-sized companies, Mrs. Felder worked for Thyssenkrupp between 2007 and 2015, latterly as Senior Vice President Human Resources for North America and a member of the Executive Board. In 2015, she moved to GEA Group, where she took on the role of Vice President Total Rewards from 2016. From 2018 to 2019, Anke Felder was the Managing Director Personnel and Labor Director at Opel. Mrs. Felder will take over responsibility for Human Resources as a member of the Management Board of the MAHLE Group and assume the role of Director of Personnel as of January 1, 2020.


MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. The MAHLE Group is committed to making transportation more efficient, more environmentally friendly, and more comfortable by continuously optimizing the combustion engine, driving forward the use of alternative fuels, and laying the foundation for the worldwide introduction of e-mobility. The group’s product portfolio addresses all the crucial issues relating to the powertrain and air conditioning technology—both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. MAHLE products are fitted in at least every second vehicle worldwide. Components and systems from MAHLE are also used off the road—in stationary applications, for mobile machinery, rail transport, as well as marine applications.

In 2018, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.6 billion with more than 79,000 employees and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 production locations. At 16 major research and development centers in Germany, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Spain, Slovenia, the USA, Brazil, Japan, China, and India, more than 6,100 development engineers and technicians are working on innovative solutions for the mobility of the future.

For further information, contact:

Ruben Danisch
Corporate Communications/Public Relations
Pragstraße 26–46
70376 Stuttgart/Germany

Phone: +49 711 501-12199

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