People: Executive board change at Andritz
Franz Hofmann, who has been member of the Executive Board of Andritz AG since 1999 and responsible for the Metals and the Environment & Process business areas as well as for Automation on a Group-wide level, will retire as planned on March 31, 2011.
In this context, the Andritz AG Supervisory Board took the following resolutions effective as of April 1, 2011:
- Wolfgang Semper will become new member of the Executive Board and will be responsible for the Hydro business area (together with Friedrich Papst) and for Automation on a Group-wide level.
Semper (52) is a graduate of mechanical engineering and has successfully headed the ?Large Hydro’ division of the Hydro business area of Andritz.
- Friedrich Papst, who is responsible for the Hydro and the Feed & Biofuel business areas, will additionally assume responsibility for the Metals business area.
- Humbert Köfler, who is responsible for the Service & Units segment of the Pulp & Paper business area, will additionally assume responsibility for the Environment & Process business area.
The responsibility areas of Wolfgang Leitner, President and Chief Executive Officer, and of Karl Hornhofer, member of the Executive Board, will remain unchanged.
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