Platzeck New Head of Supervisory Board and Management Reshuffle16.01.2013
Matthias Platzeck, Prime Minister of the State of Brandenburg, will be the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board. He succeeds Klaus Wowereit, Governing Mayor of Berlin, who held this office since 2001. Wowereit will in future be Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Rainer Bomba, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport, will chair the Supervisory Board project committee. He succeeds Ralf Christophers, who was until now the committee’s chairman. Christophers continues as a member of the Supervisory Board in his capacity as a representative of the State of Bran-denburg.
At the same time, the Supervisory Board decided to reorganise the com-pany management. Prof. Dr. Rainer Schwarz, since 2006 CEO and Com-mercial Director, has been dismissed with immediate effect. In future a triumvirate will head the company. Platzeck announced that interviews will soon be held with candidates for the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer to complete the Executive Board.