Dr. Harald Einsmann was appointed a Director of Harman International on October 26, 2007. Dr. Einsmann also serves as a Director of both Tesco Plc, the world’s second largest retail group by market valuation, and Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a provider of integrated system solutions for retail security, labelling, and merchandising. He also works as an advisor to the leading Dairy Company in Finland, Valio Oy. Dr. Einsmann served as Senior Advisor to the EQT funds and as a member of the Board of Directors/Investment Committee of EQT – a leading European Private Equity Group sponsored by the Wallenberg group of Scandinavia.
Prior to joining EQT, Dr. Einsmann was President of Procter and Gamble – Europe, Middle East and Africa, and a member of the Worldwide Board of the Procter and Gamble Company. Dr. Einsmann has also served as a Board Director for EMI and BAT companies in the UK.