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Schaeffler – A Leading Global Technology Company

The Schaeffler Group is a global automotive and industrial supplier. The Schaeffler portfolio includes high-precision components and systems for engine, transmission, and chassis applications as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. The technology company generated sales of approximately 14.4 billion Euros in 2019. With around 84,200 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies and, with approximately 170 locations in over 50 countries, has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, and sales companies. With almost 2,400 patent registrations in 2019, Schaeffler is Germany’s second most innovative company according to the DPMA (German Patent and Trademark Office).


Together with her son Georg F. W. Schaeffler, shareholder Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann is continuing the lifelong work of her husband Dr. Ing. h.c. Georg Schaeffler, who died in 1996.

Executive Board

The Schaeffler Group is managed by the Board of Managing Directors of Schaeffler AG. Together, the Board of Managing Directors and the Regional CEOs represent the Schaeffler Group’s Executive Board.


The demands on mobility are rapidly changing and require new responses. The strategy »Mobility for tomorrow« sets the course for future sustainable and profitable growth of the Schaeffler Group.

Supervisory board

The Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appoints, supervises, and advises the Board of Managing Directors. The joint Supervisory Board with powers of co-determination of Schaeffler AG comprises a total of 20 members – ten employee representatives and ten owners' representatives.


Accepting economic, ecological, and social responsibility is a tradition in the Schaeffler Group, a family company.

Investor Relations

Current financial reports, presentations, company messages for the current financial year, and publication dates for information about Schaeffler's financial situation.

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