Change of Leadership at Lanxess
The Supervisory Board of Lanxess AG, Cologne, Germany, has resolved at its latest meeting to end, by mutual agreement, the appointment of Axel C. Heitmann as Member and Chairman of the Board of Management of Lanxess AG, effective the end of February 28, 2014.
The Supervisory Board has appointed as his successor Matthias Zachert, former Chief Financial Officer of Lanxess and currently Chief Financial Officer at Merck KGaA, effective not later than May 15, 2014.
Until Mr. Zachert joins the Board of Management, Lanxess Chief Financial Officer Bernhard Duettmann will perform the responsibilities of the previous Chairman of the Board of Management.
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