Executive Board and Supervisory Board

Executive Board


Michael Freytag is chairman of Executive Board of SCHUFA Holding AG

After completion of his training as a banker, Dr. Freytag studied law at the University of Hamburg. He took his two state law examinations and graduated with Dr. jur. After ten years Corporate & Investmentbanking at the Deutsche Bank AG he moved in 2001 as a full-time chairman of the government faction to the Hamburg citizenship parliamentary majority lead. From 2004 to 2010, Dr. Freytag was operating as a senator for the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and belonged to the federal council of the Federal Republic of Germany. During the time from 2007 to 2010, he was a member of the finance planning council and the conciliation committee from the lower house of German Parliament and federal council. While in office, Dr. Freytag was working as a chairman of the board of directors for companies at the real estate sector, public utilities, waste disposal companies, the ÖPNV and the group holding HGV in Hamburg. Since November 2010, Dr. Michael Freytag is chairman of the board of SCHUFA Holding AG.

Holger Severitt is member of Executive Board of SCHUFA Holding AG

After a degree in economic sciences, he was working for 14 years in different functions. Subsequently, he was working as CFO with National Westminister Bank AG. After joining the SchmidtBank GmbH at year 2000, he was responsible for all matters related controlling and risk controlling. In 2001 he was a leading figure in establishing the restructuring for the SchmidtBank. Within the sale of parts of the business to Archon Group, a subsidiary company of Goldman Sachs Group, he assumed responsibility in 2006 for the Archon Capital Bank GmbH. Additional he was working as COO (Chief Operating Officer) for the affiliate company Archon Group Deutschland GmbH. Since May 2009, Holger Severitt is board member of SCHUFA Holding AG.

Peter Villa is member of Executive Board of SCHUFA Holding AG

After his graduation from Uppsala University, the Swede Peter Villa started his career in the Bonnier group in 1991. In 1995, after working in several management positions in Stockholm, Peter Villa was appointed as managing director of Hoppenstedt Bonnier Information GmbH in Darmstadt, Germany, a Joint Venture with the Hoppenstedt group in Eastern Europe, Italy and England. In 1998 he continued as managing director of Kompass Deutschland GmbH in Freiburg. In 2000 Peter Villa was appointed as managing director of Bisnode Deutschland Holding GmbH and Business Area Director of Product Information in Europe. In 2009 he became managing director of Bisnode in the German speaking countries. Since 2000 Peter Villa was a member of the executive management team of Bisnode AB in Stockholm. Since May 2011, Peter Villa is board member of SCHUFA Holding AG.

Supervisory Board

  • Alexander Boldyreff
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board
    Chairman of the executive board
    TeamBank AG

  • Dr. Peter Achten
    Managing Director
    Handelsverband Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V.

  • Jürgen Lieberknecht
    Board member private customers
    TARGOBANK AG & Co. KGaA

  • Michael Breuer
    President
    Rheinischer Sparkassen- und Giroverband

  • Jürgen Brinkmann
    Chairman of the executive board
    Volksbank eG Braunschweig Wolfsburg

  • Fabio Buccarello
    Head of Contract Partner Management Department
    SCHUFA Holding AG

  • Michael Mandel
    Member of the executive board
    Commerzbank AG

  • Dieter Päschke
    Head of the client service department, consultant banks
    SCHUFA Holding AG

  • Kay Sabirowsky
    Principal IT-Architect
    SCHUFA Holding AG