HeidelbergCement Board level changes

HeidelbergCement Board level changes
20 February 2019

Dr Bernd Scheifele will leave the Managing Board in February 2020 after 15 years as chairman. Upon conclusion of his third term at the end of January 2020, Dr Bernd Scheifele will give up the chair of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement AG to the current Deputy Chairman, Dr Domink von Achten, until the end of January 2025.

At the same time, the Supervisory Board asked Dr Scheifele to stand as candidate for Chairman of the Supervisory Board after the end of the statutory two-year cooling-off period in 2022. After careful consideration, Dr Scheifele has declared that he will comply with this request.

Meanwhile, Dr Lorenz Näger remains Chief Financial Officer until May 2022 and is to become Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board. Jon Morrish takes on responsibility for western and southern Europe from Dr Dominik von Achten in 2020. Chris Ward to be promoted to the Managing Board and take on responsibility for North America from Jon Morrish.

Ernest Jelito is promoted to the Managing Board and take on responsibility for northern and eastern Europe-central Asia from Dr Albert Scheuer, who will leave the Managing Board in August 2019.

"The changes in 2020 are part of long-term succession planning for the Supervisory Board and Managing Board of HeidelbergCement," said Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann, chairman of the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG.

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