Rolf Buch, CEO of Vonovia: “Vonovia is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Wulf Bernotat. Our hearts and thoughts go out to his wife and his family. Dr. Bernotat was an unparalleled companion and a vital advisor for me personally. He played a significant role in the development of Vonovia, and his name will forever be inextricably bound to the history of our company.“ Dr. Wulf H. Bernotat had served as the Chairman of Vonovia’s Supervisory Board since 2013 and accompanied the real estate company from its IPO to the MDAX and finally into the DAX 30. He had always been an entrepreneurially minded, hands-on chairman and made substantial contributions to the strategic direction of Vonovia.
Between 2003 and 2010, Dr. Wulf H. Bernotat was CEO of E.ON AG. Prior to that position he had an international career with Shell and Veba, and he was CEO of Stinnes AG. Dr. Wulf H. Bernotat was born in Göttingen, Germany, in 1948. He received a law degree from the University of Göttingen.