Margret Suckale

Independent shareholders’ representative


Year of birth: 1956
Nationality: German

Year of first appointment to the Supervisory Board: 2018
End of current appointment to the Supervisory Board: 2023


  • Second state examination in law
  • Executive Master of Business Administration from WHU, Vallender, and the Kellogg School of Management (USA)
  • Executive Master of European and International Law from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Professional career

Margret Suckale was a member of the board of directors at BASF SE, a European chemical company, until 2017. At BASF, Ms Suckale’s responsibilities included engineering and maintenance, environmental protection, and human resources.

Before her appointment to the board in 2011, she held senior roles in Human Resources. Previously, Ms Suckale served as a member of the mangagement board (2005 – 2008) at Deutsche Bahn AG. Earlier in her career, she held various positions in Mobil Corporation.

Principal occupation

Former member of the Management Board of BASF SE

Other supervisory board positions and directorships outside DWS Group

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom AG1
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG1
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG (since February 20, 2020)1


1 publicly listed company

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