The Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft has mutually agreed with Thorsten Boeckers (46), Chief Financial Officer, to terminate Mr. Boeckers’ service agreement at the end of February this year.
Dr. Burkhard Lohr, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, will also assume the function of Chief Financial Officer on a transitional basis. Together with Holger Riemensperger, Chief Operating Officer, who will simultaneously take over the duties of Labor Director from Dr. Lohr, he will continue to constitute the Board of Executive Directors of the Company.
“We would like to thank Mr. Boeckers for his work over the past years. During his service on the Board of Executive Directors, he successfully contributed to the reduction of debt and the restructuring of the Company. We wish Mr. Boeckers all the best for the future, both in his professional and private life,” says Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer, Chairman of the Company’s Supervisory Board.
Dr. Christian H. Meyer appointed new Chief Financial Officer
Furthermore, the Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Dr. Christian H. Meyer (50) as the new Chief Financial Officer. He will take over the management and further development of the finance area at K+S in spring 2023.
“We are looking forward to working with Dr. Meyer. He is a renowned financial expert with many years of experience as an auditor and tax advisor. We welcome him as a future member of the Board of Executive Directors in the K+S team,” concludes Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer.
By K+S, Press Release
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The merger of Röhm’s Acrylic Products business unit and SABIC’s Functional Forms business has resulted in the formation of Polyvantis. This new company will offer extruded products in the forms film, sheet, pipe and rod for markets that include building and construction, transportation and aviation, electrical and electronics, automotive and home and garden.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (Adnoc) is considering plans to acquire upstream oil and gas company Wintershall DEA, an affiliate of BASF SE, according to a Bloomberg report citing people with knowledge of the matter. A deal to acquire Wintershall DEA could be worth more than €10 billion, the report said. BASF and Adnoc declined to comment on the report.