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.