Dr Elke Eller has been a member of the Executive Board as the TUI Group’s HR and Labour Director since 15 October 2015.

Prior to joining TUI AG, Dr Elke Eller held various positions at Volkswagen, being part of the Executive Board  at Volkswagen Financial Services AG from 2007 onwards. In 2012 she was appointed to the Management Board of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles with responsibility for HR.  

Before moving to industry, Dr Elke Eller was responsible for various management functions at the German Public Services and Transport Union (ÖTV), the National Executive of the German Metalworkers’ Union (IGM), the Otto Brenner Foundation and the Hans Böckler Foundation. During that period she gained many years of experience as a member of various Supervisory Boards, including the Supervisory Boards of ThyssenKrupp and Volkswagen.

Dr Elke Eller studied economics and business management at Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, from 1982 to 1987, graduating as an economist. In 2009 she started a post-graduate programme at Paderborn University and was awarded a doctorate in political science in 2013.

Initial Appointment: October 2015
Appointment until: October 2021


Membership in Supervisory Boards required by law:

  • TUIfly GmbH
  • TUI Deutschland GmbH
  • K+S AG

Membership in comparable Boards of domestic and foreign companies:

  • TUI Belgium N.V.
  • TUI Nederland N.V.