Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Year of birth: 1973
Nationality: German
Member since: End of the Annual General Meeting 2015
Elected until: End of the Annual General Meeting 2023

Membership in statutory supervisory boards and comparable national or foreign supervisory committees of commercial enterprises:
German seats:

  • Medios AG, Hamburg (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • Palgon AG, Düsseldorf (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

 

Short CV
Dr. Yann Samson studied law at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany, where he also received his doctorate. He began his career in 1999 as a lawyer with Samson & Partner Patentanwälte mbB, Munich.

In the following years, he became a Member of the Executive Board of financial.com AG, Munich (2000) and a Member of the Administrative Board of Derivative Partners Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland (2004–2015). Subsequently, he held positions in the Management Board of Atacama Capital GmbH, Munich (2004–2015), and Lacuna Vermögen GmbH, Munich (2015–2020). Dr. Samson was also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Equity First AG, Munich, from 2004 to 2006.

He remains a Member of the Executive Board of financial.com AG (since 2000) and a Member of the Supervisory Board of Palgon AG (since 2018). He has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Medios AG since 2015.

As an experienced lawyer and member of the management boards of various companies, Dr. Samson has years of expertise in legal matters and in corporate management.