Dr. Karl-Ludwig Kley is Chairman-Supervisory Board at E.ON SE, Chairman-Management Board at Baden Badener Unternehmergespräche, Member-Executive Board at E. Merck KG, Vice President at Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. and Vice President at Verband der Chemischen Industrie eV.
He is on the Board of Directors at Verizon Communications, Inc., Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG. Dr. Kley was previously employed as Member-Supervisory Board by Bertelsmann Management SE, Member-Supervisory Board by Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Chief Executive Officer by Merck KGaA, Chief Financial Officer by Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Member-Supervisory Board by LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board by Lufthansa AirPlus Servicekarten GmbH, Member-Supervisory Board by Lufthansa Cargo AG, Head-Corporate Finance & Investor Relations by Bayer AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board by 1. FC Köln GmbH & Co. KGaA, Vice Chairman by Air Dolomiti SpA, Chief Financial Officer by Bayer Holding Ltd., Head-Pharmaceutical Division by Bayer SpA, Member-Supervisory Board by Gerling-Konzern Allgemeine Versicherungs AG, Member-Management Board by KG Allgemeine Leasing GmbH & Co., Member-Supervisory Board by Lufthansa Technik AG, Member-Supervisory Board by MAN SE, Member-Supervisory Board by WestLB AG, and Member-Supervisory Board by Vattenfall Europe AG.
He also served on the board at Amadeus IT Group SA /Old/.
He received his graduate degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, a graduate degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and a doctorate degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.