Deputy Chairman at HelloFresh
Ursula Radeke-Pietsch was born in Regensburg, Germany, in 1958 and is a German citizen. Ms. Radeke-Pietsch holds two degrees in business administration and computer science from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. In 1985, Ms. Radeke-Pietsch joined Siemens. In the course of her career at Siemens, Ms. Radeke-Pietsch has held several management positions, including positions in the area of structured finance, audit and corporate finance. For example, Ms. Radeke-Pietsch was Head of Global Capital Markets at Siemens AG from October 2009 until May 2017. In this position she was responsible for the global capital market strategy of the Siemens Group and optimized its capital structure. She negotiated and managed global funding instruments and programs according to the company's liquidity needs with a team of 13 employees reporting directly to her. This included e.g. the development and implementation of individual financing strategies for M&A projects (IPOs, spin-offs, spin-offs, etc.). From June 2017 to March 2019, Ms. Radeke-Pietsch was Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Group Treasury at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA, Bilbao, Spain. There she built up and headed the global Corporate Finance and Treasury department, which includes the areas of liquidity and risk management, capital markets, foreign exchange management, treasury, trade finance, pensions and insurance. In addition, she established and implemented global standards for governance and internal controls for the finance department, optimized the capital structure and established two external ratings. Since April 2019, Ms. Radeke-Pietsch is Global Head of Strategic Projects at Siemens AG, Munich. In this role she develops, structures and manages global M&A projects, and leads and manages both the digitization process and ESG initiatives for the group's Corporate Finance department. Against this background, HelloFresh SE considers Ms. Radeke-Pietsch to be an independent member of its Supervisory Board. Ms. Radeke-Pietsch was appointed for the first time as member of HelloFresh SE’s supervisory board on 1 November 2015. Her current term of one year expires at the end of the Annual General Meeting 2020.