Chairman of the Board and CEO
Chief Executive Officer Mario Mehren is responsible for the areas of Human Resources, General Counsel, Corporate Communications, HSEQ, Strategy and M&A, and Investor Relations. After completing his studies in Business Administration at Saarland University in Saarbrücken, he began his professional career in 1998 as specialist adviser in BASF’s Group Accounting section. The business graduate moved to Wintershall in 2006. He joined Wintershall’s Board of Executive Directors in 2011 and has been CEO from 2015.
Mario Mehren is active in various industry associations and initiatives. Since November 2019, he has been spokesman for the Russia Working Group at the Eastern European Association of German Business (OAOEV). As chairman of the board of the Open for Diversity initiative, Kassel, he is actively committed to diversity and democratic values.