The Supervisory Board of Klöckner & Co SE has decided to reorganize the responsibilities of the members of the Management Board regarding the European business. With immediate effect, Guido Kerkhoff, CEO of Klöckner & Co SE, will, in addition to his existing responsibilities, take over the management of the Group’s EU European operations as well as any other responsibilities from Bernhard Weiß.
The contract with Bernhard Weiß, member of the Management Board since June 1, 2021 and as Chief Executive Officer Europe (CEO Europe) previously responsible for the EU-European business, will be terminated by joint agreement as of September 30, 2023. The Management Board of Klöckner & Co SE will from now on consist of the members Guido Kerkhoff (CEO), Dr. Oliver Falk (CFO) and John Ganem (CEO Americas).
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter H. Vogel, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Klöckner & Co SE: “With this reorganization of responsibilities regarding the European business, we will optimize the composition of the Management Board, which will make the committee even more efficient. On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Bernhard Weiß for his great commitment and positive contribution to the development of Klöckner & Co. We wish Bernhard Weiß all the best for his future career.”