31.07.2020, Garching near Munich
Garching near Munich, Germany, July 31 2020 The Supervisory Board of Zeppelin GmbH today extended the contract of Alexandra Mebus as Managing Director and Labor Director for five years, with effect from 1 July 2021. As a result, the HR expert‘s contract now runs until 30 June 2026.
At its meeting on 31 July 2020, the Zeppelin Group Supervisory Board confirmed Alexandra Mebus as Managing Director and Labor Director for five years; her contract now runs until 30 June 2026.
With entry into force of the new schedule of responsibilities for the Zeppelin Group Management Board on 1 January 2020, she continues to be responsible for Human Resources and HR Development, as well as the organization of Compliance and Data Protection and the newly created Diversity Department.
Andreas Brand, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Zeppelin GmbH, welcomes the reappointment: "With Alexandra Mebus we have a highly experienced Labor Director at the head of the Zeppelin Group. She is the driver for significant changes in the HR area, especially with regard to the topics of new work and diversity. With the contract extension, we underline our appreciation for her high level of commitment and see it as a sustainable safeguard for our foundation-owned company."
Peter Gerstmann, Chairman of the Management Board of Zeppelin GmbH: "Alexandra Mebus is a very dedicated Labor Director. She has already achieved a great deal in the past two years - for example the introduction of our Group Works Agreement for mobile working, our Z Match employee recommendation program, our employee health program with Z FIT and of course all the personal protection and occupational safety issues related to Covid-19. Her contribution has also helped Zeppelin be recognized once again as a top employer by "Stern" and "Focus" in 2020. I look forward to continuing our cooperation."
The social education graduate and MBA Alexandra Mebus is delighted about the acknowledgement of her commitment to Zeppelin GmbH: "It is a pleasure and honor for me that the Supervisory Board and the shareholders have acknowledged my work. The last two years at Zeppelin have passed very quickly and I am proud of what we have already implemented together. I look forward to other exciting projects that I can support and advance, such as the upcoming signing of the Diversity Charter in September as part of our diversity and inclusion activities. We also have a lot planned regarding the workplace of the future, various digitization topics in Human Resources as well as the topics of ensuring and developing compliance and data protection. I will continue to do my best to ensure that Zeppelin is and remains an attractive employer."
Alexandra Mebus has been working for the globally operating Zeppelin Group since 1 July 2018. Before joining Zeppelin, the 43 year-old HR expert worked in various HR management roles for companies including foundation-owned company Robert Bosch GmbH and Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG, most recently as a member of the Executive Board at Voith Turbo GmbH.