Corporate Governance

Code of Conduct

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Code of Ethics

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Vergütungssystem Vorstand

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Beschluss der HV über die Vergütung des Aufsichtsrates

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Vergütungsbericht für das Geschäftsjahr 2021

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Erklärung zur Unternehmensführung als separates Dokument

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Vergütungssystem Aufsichtsrat

Ein Vergütungssystem für den Aufsichtsrat soll in der nächsten ordentlichen Hauptversammlung beschlossen werden.

Wanja S. Oberhof

CEO

Wanja S. Oberhof has been an entrepreneur and investor for over 15 years. With WAOW Group, Oberhof has been concentrating on working with talented founders and investors to transform innovative ideas into future-oriented business models worldwide since 2011. This includes Uptech AG, which focuses on blockchain technologies and the company builder BridgeMaker GmbH. As CEO of Lumaland AG – a role he assumed in spring 2018 – Oberhof used his entrepreneurial skills and managed to write a rapidly growing buy-build success story. The focus was on strong own brands and profitability in the e-commerce sector. After the merger of the Social Chain Group AG with Lumaland AG, Oberhof became CEO of the newly formed The Social Chain AG in October 2019.

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Ralf Dümmel

CPO

His career with DS Group began over thirty years ago, in 1988, as a sales assistant to the managing director and founder Dieter Schwarz. Just one year later, the qualified retail salesman took over full responsibility for purchasing and sales. He played a major role in developing DS Group and has been Managing Director since 1996. Under his leadership, the company with its headquarters in Stapelfeld near Hamburg and the logistics centre in Gallin in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania developed into one of the most successful German trading companies. Since 2016, Ralf Dümmel has been an investor in the VOX start-up show "Die Höhle der Löwen" (the German equivalent of the UK's "Dragons' Den" and "Shark Tank" in the US) and with each show, his popularity with the audience increases.

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Andreas Schneider

CFO

Growing up in Hamburg and on the East Coast of the USA, Andreas Schneider started his business career at Otto Group with stops in Hamburg, Milan / Biella and Munich.

Dieter Schwarz, founder of DS Produkte, brought Andreas Schnei- der back to Hamburg at the end of 1999. Here, Andreas Schneider has been Managing Director of DS Group for over 20 years and has since been responsible for the areas of finance, controlling, logis- tics and IT. During this time, DS Group has increased its turnover tenfold. In this dynamic environment, Andreas Schneider built his areas of responsibility into important pillars of the company‘s so- lid growth. Andreas Schneider has been Social Chain AG’s Chief Financial Officer since spring 2022. Andreas Schneider is married and has two grown-up sons.

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Our Supervisory Board

Dr. Georg Kofler

Chairman

Dr. Georg Kofler startet his media career in 1985 at the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF). Two years later Kofler moved to the KirchGruppe. In 1989, Kofler started the TV Channel ProSieben, which he developed into ProSieben Media AG, followed by the first major IPO of a German media company in 1997. Kofler was the first to introduce teleshopping to the German market, from 2000 to 2002 as CEO and major shareholder of H.O.T. Networks AG, which developed teleshopping throughout Europe. In 2002, Kofler took over the management of pay TV company Premiere, which was on the verge of insolvency. Kofler restructured Premiere, acquired 20 percent of the company himself and successfully floated Premiere on the stock exchange in 2005. He left the television industry in 2007 and invested in various companies, including in the field of energy efficiency and technology. The new developments in social media brought Kofler back into media in 2016: He has been the anchor shareholder and Chairman of Social Chain AG, which was founded through a merger between The Social Chain Group AG and Lumaland AG at the end of October 2019. He has been a panel member and investor at the popular TV show "Die Höhle der Löwen" (German version of the UK show “Dragons’ Den”) since 2017.

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Henrike Luszick

 

Henrike Luszick is founder & CEO of the leading independent venture builder Bridgemaker. With Bridgemaker she has been bringing courage, innovation and entrepreneurship back to the economy since 2016 while partnering with corporations, hidden champions and family businesses.

Luszick is experienced in business model innovation, digitalisation as well as new leadership. She spent several months abroad, i.e. China, England and Norway, which further deepened her international knowledge.

Before initiating Bridgemaker, Luszick founded her first start-up immediately after finishing university, worked as a management consultant for several years and invested in different start-ups and businesses for a lot of different institutions and family businesses.

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Henning Giesecke

Vice Chairman

Henning Giesecke has nearly 30 years‘ experience in banking and restructuring as well as in top management positions. Until 2009, he worked for UniCredit-Group as the UniCredit S.p.A. Chief Risk Officer and for the HypoVereinsbank AG. Having built up an extensive national and international network throughout his professional career, he is also a member of supervisory boards at various renowned companies and international financial institutions.

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