BRENNTAG AG (FRA:BNR) Brenntag AG: Dr Christian Kohlpaintner to become new CEO

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26/09/2019 07:29

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Brenntag AG: Dr Christian Kohlpaintner to become new CEO

26-Sep-2019 / 07:29 CET/CEST
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The Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG appointed Dr Christian Kohlpaintner as new CEO and Member of the Management Board effective 1st January 2020. Over the last two decades Christian Kohlpaintner has held various management positions in leading international companies and in his latest position was member of the Executive Committee of Clariant International Ltd. Christian Kohlpaintner will succeed the current CEO, Steven Holland, who will leave the company at the same time.

Stefan Zuschke, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG, welcomed Christian Kohlpaintner's appointment and stressed that Christian Kohlpaintner has the right experiences and skills for the role of Brenntag's CEO. At the same time, Stefan Zuschke thanked the outgoing CEO, Steven Holland, on behalf of the Supervisory Board for his important contribution to the development of Brenntag.

Brenntag AG
Thomas Langer, Vice President, Corporate Finance & Investor Relations
Phone: +49 201 6496 1496
Fax: +49 201 6496 2003
eMail: ir@brenntag.de

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Language: English
Company: Brenntag AG
Messeallee 11
45131 Essen
Phone: +49 (0) 201 6496 0
Fax: +49 (0) 201 6496 1010
E-mail: ir@brenntag.de
Internet: www.brenntag.com
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 880365

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