Contract of Dirk Stenkamp extended

13 January 2022 | Corporate: TÜV NORD GROUP keeps focusing on digitalisation and innovation.

Dirk Stenkamp (59) will continue as Chairman of the Board of Management of TÜV NORD AG for a further five years beyond December 31, 2022. The Supervisory Board decided to extend his contract in its meeting on January 5, 2022.

Dirk Stenkamp, who holds a doctorate in physics, moved from centrotherm photovoltaics AG to the Board of Management of TÜV NORD GROUP in 2013, and became Chairman of the Board in 2017.

Thomas Biedermann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TÜV NORD AG: "Dirk Stenkamp has been a key driver of TÜV NORD GROUP's digital transformation together with his management team. He has positioned the company to successfully navigate the Corona crisis. I am pleased that we will be able to continuously pursue the Group's strategic course under his leadership. With a strategy focused on innovation, sustainability and global growth, the international company is developing into a data-driven knowledge group. The Supervisory Board wishes Dirk Stenkamp and the entire Board of Management continued success."

TÜV NORD GROUP has so far successfully mastered the pandemic phase with innovative services. For example, new computer-assisted audits and inspections were introduced using remote technologies, through which mandatory and voluntary audits can be carried out without contact. The establishment of a digital online campus has enabled training and further education courses to continue.

In 2020, TÜV NORD GROUP achieved revenues of 1.26 billion euros, and EBIT amounted to 47.8 million euros. The company is active in more than 100 countries and employs 14,000 people. In addition to the Chairman, Dirk Stenkamp, the Board of Management includes Jürgen Himmelsbach (Finance) and Astrid Petersen (Human Resources).


Since our foundation 150 years ago, we have been the global byword for security and trust. As a knowledge-based company, we have the digital future firmly in mind. With specialists ranging from engineers and IT security professionals to professionals for the mobility of tomorrow, We use our expertise in over 100 countries to ensure that our customers will be even more successful in the networked world.

Annika Burchard

Industry, Energy, TÜV NORD Akademie

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