Supervisory Board member since 2008
After his training as an industrial clerk, Prof. Dr. Lessmann studied business administration in Essen and started his career in the automobile industry. Prof. Dr. Lessmann has been Managing Partner of Optima Gesellschaft für Finanzanalyse mbH in Essen for 30 years. His is also Managing Partner of Dr. Lessmann Financial Consulting in Essen. Prof. Dr. Lessmann was actively involved in numerous scientific research projects and had teaching assignments at the universities of Essen and Wuppertal, at Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie Bochum and at Bundesakademie für öffentliche Verwaltung. Since 1997, Prof. Dr. Lessmann has also been teaching at FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management in Essen as a professor for business administration in general management with special focus on finance.