KWS’ Executive Board (2012-10-22)
The Supervisory Board of KWS SAAT AG has appointed Eva Kienle as a deputy member of the Executive Board of KWS SAAT AG effective April 1, 2013. Following a period of familiarization, she will take charge of Finance, Controlling and IT effective July 1, 2013. She will succeed Hagen Duenbostel, who assumes responsibility for corn operations on July 1, 2013. That will complete the changes on the Executive Board announced in March 2012 ( in press release 10 of March 15, 2012 ).
Eva Kienle is a 45-year-old business economist with degrees from the universities of Reims (France) and Reutlingen and specialization in controlling and international finance. The married mother of three children has 20 years of professional experience in the fields of healthcare, retail and consumer goods, having held executive business administration posts in these areas. She began her career in 1992 at the Unilever Group, and in her last post she was CFO of amedes Holding AG, a leading provider of medical diagnostics services in Germany and Belgium.
“We’re delighted to have Eva Kienle, another internationally experienced personality, on KWS SAAT AG’s Executive Board,” stated Andreas J. Büchting, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, after that body approved the appointment.
Dr. Henning von der Ohe
Head of Corporate Development & Communications
KWS SAAT AG