Supervisory Board

Klaus Eberhardt
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Personal details

  • Born 1948
  • Independent consultant
  • Former Chairman of the Management Board of Rheinmetall AG, Düsseldorf


  • Degree program in Mathematics, Physics and Economics in Tübingen

Professional Career

Following his degree in Mathematics (Diplom-Mathematiker), Klaus Eberhardt embarked on a career at Standard Elektrik Lorenz AG in 1972. In 1985, he joined Messerschmitt Bölkow-Blohm GmbH (later DASA), where he held various management positions. As from 1992, he was employed at TEMIC Telefunken microelectronic GmbH, where he ultimately held the position of Managing Director. In 1997, he was appointed to the Management Board of Rheinmetall AG. From 2000 to 2012, he directed Rheinmetall AG in his capacity as CEO.

Member of the Supervisory Board of ElringKlinger AG

  • Since: 16.05.2013
  • Appointed until: end of the Annual General Meeting 2025
  • Shareholder Representative


  • Mediation Committee (Chairman)
  • Personnel Committee (Chairman)
  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination Committee