Außengebäude und Eingang der EWE-Konzernzentrale

The management of the EWE Group

The Group is managed by EWE AG as the holding company. The Board of Management of EWE AG heads the business areas and is responsible for EWE’s strategy.

Board of Management
Portrait von Stefan Dohler
Stefan Dohler Chief Executive Officer
Foto: Sebastian Vollmert

Current Position
Stefan Dohler has been a member of the Executive Board of EWE AG since January 2018. Since Juni 2024, he has also been the President of the BDEW (German Association of Energy and Water Industries). 
Stefan Dohler started his career in 1998 at the Hamburg energy supplier HEW, one of the predecessor companies of Vattenfall. Since then, he has held a number of leadership positions in M&A, finance, networks and generation. In 2012, he became a member of the Executive Management Team of the Vattenfall Group. Most  recently he was CFO of Vattenfall AB in Stockholm, Sweden.
Master of Science (Dipl.-Ing) in aviation and aerospace technology,  Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Stefan Dohler, born in 1966, comes from Cochem on the Moselle.

Dr. Christian Friege
Dr. Christian Friege Chief Sales Officer
Foto: © Mohssen Assanimoghaddam

Current Position
Christian Friege has been on the Board of Management of EWE AG since March 2023.

Christian Friege began his career in 1995 with Bertelsmann AG in Gütersloh. After holding positions in New York and London, he moved to the Management Board of Debitel in 2005, where he was responsible for customer relations.

From 2007 onwards, he also worked occasionally as an independent corporate consultant and interim manager.

In 2008, Christian Friege became Chief Executive Officer of Hamburg-based energy supplier Lichtblick. In 2015, he moved to photographic service provider CEWE in Oldenburg, where he became Director of Sales in 2016 and, additionally, Chairman of the Management Board in 2017.
qualified banker, graduate in business administration, doctorate in marketing

Christian Friege, born in 1966, was born in Lübeck. 

Dr. Urban Keussen
Dr. Urban Keussen Chief Technical Officer
Foto: Sebastian Vollmert

Current Position
Urban Keussen joined the Board of Management of EWE AG in March 2018.
Keussen began his career in 1993 at E.ON predecessor Preussen Elektra, joining E.ON NETZ via merger as Head of the Network Technology Division. From 2003 to 2010 he served as Managing Director of E.ON NETZ, following which he led the E.ON Group Technology and Innovation Division. In 2014 he joined transmission system operator TenneT as Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of TenneT Holding B.V and Chairman of the Management Board of the German subsidiary TenneT TSO GmbH.
PhD in Applied Physics

Urban Keussen, born in 1964, comes from Bonn.

Wolfgang Mücher
Wolfgang Mücher Chief Financial Officer
Foto: Sebastian Vollmert

Current Position
Wolfgang Mücher has been on the Board of Management of EWE AG since March 2016.
Wolfgang Mücher initially worked in various positions at the resident Bayerischen Hypotheken- and Wechselbank after studying in Munich. In 1999 he became Managing Director of Horstmann Group to Bielefeld. In 2001 the change to the Edeka Minden-Hannover followed, where he served first as Commercial Director of the subsidiary Otto Reichelt AG in Berlin. 2006 Mücher was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Group and was responsible for the department until May 2015. Last Mücher consulted for the Munich company Demps & Partner companies in strategic and commercial issues.

Degree in business administration

Wolfgang Mücher, born in 1960, comes from Essen.

EWE Personalvorstaendin Vera Weidemann Portrait
Vera Weidemann Chief Human Resources Officer and Legal Affairs

Current Position
Vera Weidemann joined the Board of Management of EWE AG in June 2023.

After graduating, Vera Weidemann initially worked as a consultant and trainer before joining the healthcare provider B. Braun in 2009. There she held various management positions in the area of human resources management until she became Vice President, Human Resources & Legal in 2016.

Most recently, Vera Weidemann was responsible for HR for the entire group at the globally active logistics group Dachser.

Master's Degree, Political Science & Public Administration

Vera Weidemann, born in 1975, was born in Hann. Münden in the South of Lower Saxony.

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of EWE AG comprises political, business, union and employee representatives. It advises the Board of Management and monitors its work.

The current members of EWE AG’s Supervisory Board are as follows:

Name Position Location
Heinz Feldmann

Chairman of the Supervisory Board,
Former Bank Director

Carsten Hahn
First Deputy Chairman,
Technical Officer at EWE NETZ GmbH
Herbert Winkel Second Deputy Chairman,
Association Manager EWE-Verband / Former District Administrator
Johann Wimberg Third Deputy Chairman,
District Administrator of District Cloppenburg
Dr. Andreas Radmacher Fourth Deputy Chairman, 
Patrick Assing Consultant at EWE TEL GmbH Oldenburg
Christian Blömer Head of Corporate Communications & Brand at EWE AG Oldenburg
Dr. Sebastian Campagna Head of Department at the Institute for Co-determination and Corporate Governance of the Hans-Böckler-Foundation Düsseldorf
Henning R. Deters CEO of GELSENWASSER AG Essen
Frank Gawrischtschuk Chairman of the Works Council at swb Erzeugung AG & Co. KG Bremen
Petra Gerlach Mayor of the City of Delmenhorst Ganderkesee
Lars Giegling Sales Trader/Dipl. Geol., Technical Business Economist (IHK) at EWE TRADING GmbH Wardenburg
Karin Harms District Administrator of District Ammerland Bad Zwischenahn
Jürgen Krogmann Mayor of the City of Oldenburg Oldenburg
Jürgen Franz Löcke Managing Director of Sparkassenverband Niedersachsen Barsinghausen
Immo Schlepper Department Head at ver.di District Lower Saxony - Bremen Oldenburg
Paul Schneider Hydrogen Ambassador at EWE, Dipl. Ing. at EWE GASSPEICHER GmbH Oldenburg
Dr. Daniel Graf von der Schulenburg Senior Managing Director / Head of Ardian Infrastructure Germany, 
Benelux & Northern Europe 
Vera Visser Union Secretary at ver.di District Weser Ems Bremen
Thomas Walter Senior Consultant at BTC AG Bremen
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