Petra Wörwag, ’90
Member of the Board
Karl Wörwag Lackund Farbenfabrik GmbH & Co.
Petra Wörwag is a fourth-generation shareholder and member of the board of the Karl Wörwag Lackund Farbenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG in Stuttgart, Germany. The family-owned company develops and produces high-tech and eco-friendly liquid, powder, and film coatings for industrial use. Wörwag is a pioneer in foil coatings, a new and innovative way to coat plastic parts and vehicle bodies. The company has 1,000 employees worldwide and production sites in Germany, the United States, China, and South Africa. Wörwag initiated the installation of the supervisory board of the company, composed of family members as well as external industrial experts. She worked in the United States and Germany for other companies before she entered the family business. After several years as a member of the management board, she was elected to the supervisory board. She has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.