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GEA extends CFO Bernd Brinker’s contract ahead of schedule until 2027

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GEA extends CFO Bernd Brinker’s contract ahead of schedule until 2027 (news with additional features)

30.04.2024 / 09:30 CET/CEST
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GEA extends Chief Financial Officer Bernd Brinker’s contract until 2027

Düsseldorf, April 30, 2024 – At its meeting today, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft’s Supervisory Board extended the appointment of Bernd Brinker (59) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) ahead of schedule until June 30, 2027. A member of the Executive Board since October 16, 2023, he was initially appointed for a one-year period.

“During his short time in office, Bernd Brinker has already made an outstanding contribution to the Executive Board and the company. The Supervisory Board has no doubt that his in-depth expertise will be invaluable in driving forward GEA’s ongoing development. We very much look forward to continuing our work together, and are delighted to have now secured such an excellent candidate for this key role over the long term,” said Professor Dieter Kempf, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GEA Group.

On the Executive Board, Bernd Brinker oversees the Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Customs & Foreign Trade, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Information Security and Global IT functions. In addition, all divisional CFOs report to him.

GEA CEO Stefan Klebert added: “I am very pleased that our excellent working relationship with Bernd Brinker is set to continue. His global industry experience and proven expertise make him the ideal fit for the important position of Chief Financial Officer.”




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About GEA

GEA is one of the world’s largest suppliers of systems and components to the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. The international technology group, founded in 1881, focuses on machinery and plants, as well as advanced process technology, components and comprehensive services. With more than 18,000 employees, the group generated revenues of about EUR 5.4 billion in more than 150 countries in the 2023 fiscal year. GEA plants, processes, components and services enhance the efficiency and sustainability of customer’s production. They contribute significantly to the reduction of CO2 emissions, plastic usage and food waste. In doing so, GEA makes a key contribution toward a sustainable future, in line with the company’s purpose: ”Engineering for a better world“.

GEA is listed on the German MDAX the European STOXX® Europe 600 Index and is among the companies comprising
the DAX 50 ESG, MSCI Global Sustainability as well as Dow Jones Sustainability World and Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Indices.

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