At its last meeting, the Supervisory Board appointed 47-year-old Axel Steiger as successor to Chief Financial Officer Gerald Schmidt. Alongside CEO Gregor Baumbusch and CTO Dr. Mario Kordt, Axel Steiger is responsible for the finance and accounting division.
Steiger is married and has one child. After undergoing training as a bank clerk and graduating in Business Administration, Steiger worked in various international corporations, most recently as CFO of a global manufacturer of rigid films. He will take office on 1 July 2020.