Karl-Ludwig Kley is a German businessperson who has been at the helm of 6 different companies and holds the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board for Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board at E.ON SE. Dr. Kley is also on the board of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung and Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften eV and Chairman-Management Board at Baden Badener Unternehmergespräche, Member-Executive Board at E. Merck KG, Vice President of Verband der Chemischen Industrie eV and Vice President of Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
In the past Dr. Kley held the position of Chairman-Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Chief Financial Officer for Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board of Lufthansa AirPlus Servicekarten GmbH (a subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG), Head-Corporate Finance & Investor Relations at Bayer AG and Chief Financial Officer of Bayer Holding Ltd. (a subsidiary of Bayer AG), Chairman-Supervisory Board for 1. FC Köln GmbH & Co. KGaA, Head-Pharmaceutical Division at Bayer SpA and Director-Management Board at KG Allgemeine Leasing GmbH & Co.
Dr. Kley received a doctorate, a graduate degree and a graduate degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.