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K+S appoints new chairman

August 24, 2016
Chemical Value Chain

The Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft today appointed Dr. Burkhard Lohr as the company’s new Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors. The 53-year-old, who currently serves as CFO of the Group, will succeed Norbert Steiner (61), who is retiring, on May 12, 2017.

”Dr. Burkhard Lohr is an excellent manager with long term experience beyond the financial area and a strong management track record. We are convinced that generational change and the success of the company will be driven forward with Dr. Burkhard Lohr at the helm of the company,” said Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Ralf Bethke.

Upon the appointment of the further Members of the Board of Executive Directors (Chief Financial Officer, Business Unit Potash and Magnesium Products) the Supervisory Board will decide in due course.

Source: K+S

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