Company

Karl-Heinz Maerzke (Chairman)

After training as a banker, Mr. Maerzke (1952) was first employed at Deutsche Bank AG, Brunswick, between 1971 and 1973, before moving to building society Bausparkasse Wüstenrot, Ludwigsburg, between 1973 and 1975. In 1975, he switched to housebuilder Neldel GmbH & Co. KG, Hanover, where he performed a sales role, before becoming Hanover branch manager for Bauteam Massivhaus GmbH, Langenhagen, between 1976 and 1980.

Karl-Heinz Maerzke founded HELMA Eigenheimbau GmbH in 1980, and at first became the company's Managing Director. By the time the company converted to public stock corporation HELMA Eigenheimbau AG in March 2005, Mr. Maerzke took over the chairmanship of the company's Management Board. In July 2018, Mr. Maerzke switched from the Management Board to the Supervisory Board of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, since when he has been its Supervisory Board Chairman. The current period of office ends with the conclusion of the Shareholders' General Meeting that passes a resolution concerning the discharge of Supervisory Board members for the 2023 financial year.

Mr. Maerzke is also a Management Board member of the German Federal Association of Independent Real Estate and Housing Enterprises, and also a Management Board member of the BFW State Association of Independent Real Estate and Housing Enterprises of Lower Saxony/Bremen.

Sven Aßmann (Deputy Chairman)

After completing law studies at the University of Hamburg in 1994, Mr. Aßmann (1961) initially practiced as both a generalist lawyer and as a specialist labour law lawyer before being appointed partner at Zimmermann, Scholz & Partners legal practice in Hamburg in 1997, where he worked until resigning in 2015. Since 2006, Sven Aßmann has also been managing shareholder at Avatar Merchandising GmbH, a Hamburg-based company.

Mr. Aßmann was appointed Deputy Supervisory Board Chairman of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG in 2014 and also took over the chairmanship of the Board from November 2017 until July 2018. His current period of office ends with the conclusion of the Shareholders' General Meeting that passes a resolution concerning the discharge of Supervisory Board members for the 2023 financial year.

Paul Heinrich Morzynski

Mr. Morzynski (1950) has been a tax advisor for more than 40 years, has acted independently since 1994 as an auditor in a firm he founded together with other partners, and since 2007 has also been a shareholder of PRETAX Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, Hanover. Since 1979, Mr. Morzynski has also been a significant shareholder in Waldersee Treuhand- und Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, which functions today as a family holding company. Among other properties, this holding company's assets include the Grandhotel Heiligendamm and the majority interest in the trading firm ARKO GmbH, Wahlstedt. Between 2001 and 2004, Mr. Morzynski held the post of Supervisory Board Chairman of CinemaxX AG, and was active as Supervisory Board Chairman of mediacall AG between 2003 and 2006. Mr. Morzynski also has been Supervisory Board Chairman of Halloren Schokoladenfabrik AG in Halle between 2006 and 2017.

Mr. Morzynski has been a member of the Supervisory Board of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG since 2016. His current period of office ends with the conclusion of the Shareholders' General Meeting that passes a resolution concerning the discharge of Supervisory Board members for the 2023 financial year.

Dr. Peter Plathe

Dr. Plathe (1942) studied law in Kiel, Marburg and Hamburg. Following his doctorate in commercial law and second state exam, Dr. Plathe commenced judicial service in the labour arbitration court of the State of Schleswig-Holstein in 1972. He moved to the labour arbitration court of the State of Lower Saxony in 1980. From 1981 until retirement in 2007, Dr. Plathe was presiding judge at the labour arbitration court of Lower Saxony. Dr. Plathe also acted as trustee for the coverage assets of various insurance companies between 2005 and 2012. Today, Dr. Plathe chairs various redress and arbitration committees, and courts related to collective wage bargaining.

Dr. Plathe has been a member of the Supervisory Board of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG since 2009. His current period of office ends with the conclusion of the Shareholders' General Meeting that passes a resolution concerning the discharge of Supervisory Board members for the 2023 financial year.