Breitenbach, September 6, 2017 — Stephan Kellmann (53), the longtime CFO of the Von Roll Group, has decided to leave the company after the relocation of the Group’s activities from Wädenswil (Zurich) to the Swiss production site in Breitenbach (Solothurn). Effective October 1, 2017, the Board of Directors appointed Artur Lust (35) as his successor.
Stephan Kellmann successfully contributed to the restructuring of the Von Roll Group in recent years with great dedication and commitment. “The Board of Directors would like to thank Stephan Kellmann for his important contribution to implementing our strategy. He has demonstrated his excellent capabilities during a highly demanding company cycle,” says Dr. Peter Kalantzis, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Artur Lust, who has been nominated as his successor, has so far been responsible for corporate development at Von Roll and has played a key role in the successful restructuring of the Group over the past 18 months.
CEO Dr. Christian Hennerkes says, “I would like to express my thanks for the very good and successful collaboration with Stephan Kellmann and I regret that he will not continue to carry on his duties after the shift of our operations to Breitenbach. At the same time, I am very pleased to have Artur Lust at my side, whose financial expertise and strong affinity for the operational business make him very well qualified to drive forward further optimization in all areas of the company with the highest possible intensity.
Artur Lust holds a degree in business administration and is a certified accountant. He previously held various management positions in listed companies as well as in family-owned companies. The Board of Directors wishes him much success in his new position.
About Von Roll Holding AG: As a Swiss industrial company, Von Roll Holding AG focuses on products and systems for power generation, transmission, storage and distribution. Von Roll is a global market leader for electrical insulation products, systems and services and has a worldwide presence in 26 sites with around 1,600 employees.
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