Partner

Jasmin Staiblin to become new Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG and MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH

Reading time: min

The Supervisory Board of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG and MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH has a new Chairwoman: Jasmin Staiblin was elected to the vacant position at an extraordinary supervisory board meeting on 11 June 2021. She succeeds Axel Arendt, who resigned from the
position on 31 May. 

Jasmin Staiblin is one of the leading experts in the field of energy. She was CEO of the Swiss electricity service provider and energy producer Alpiq Holding Ltd from 2013 to 2018. Jasmin Staiblin began her career at the technology group ABB, where she held various global management positions, including CEO of ABB Switzerland Ltd from 2006 to 2012. A graduate in physics and electrical engineering, she is a member of several boards of directors, including Zurich Insurance Group Ltd, NXP Semiconductors N.V. and Georg Fischer AG. Staiblin was a member of the Board of Directors of Rolls-Royce plc from 2012 to 2021.


"The appointment of Jasmin Staiblin to the Supervisory Board of Rolls-Royce Power Systems is a very important and valuable step for our business as we approach the energy transition and acceleration of our journey to Net Zero. I am delighted that she has agreed to take on the role of Chairwoman," says Warren East, CEO of Rolls-Royce plc. "With her personality and expertise, Jasmin Staiblin will be an excellent fit to help the transformation of Power Systems into a leading provider of integrated, sustainable solutions”

"I am looking forward to working with Jasmin Staiblin on the Supervisory Board," said Thomas Bittelmeyer, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG and Chairman of the Works Council of MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH. "As a supervisory body, we have an important and challenging task, especially in times of transformation. Together we will
represent the interests of the employee and the capital side in this process."