Nordzucker Post 01/2021 - 28 January 2021
Nordzucker Executive Board from 1. March 2021
Nordzucker AG will be headed by Dr. Lars Gorissen, CEO, Axel Aumüller, COO, and Alexander Bott, CFO, from 1. March 2021. Erik Bertelsen, CMO, hitherto Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, will leave the company at his own wish on 28 February 2021, when his contract expires, and will move his center of life back to his home country of Denmark. Jochen Johannes Juister, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Nordzucker AG, thanks Bertelsen: “Erik Bertelsen has consistently driven forward the realignment of sales and customer orientation in the company following the end of the sugar market regime. We are very grateful to him for this and wish him all the best for the future.”
His departmental responsibilities will be allocated to the other members of the Executive Board. Dr. Lars Gorissen, CEO, will take over Sales and Marketing, Axel Aumüller, COO, Board Member for Production, will be responsible for Product Management and the subsidiary in Slovakia. Alexander Bott, CFO, whose contract has been extended by five years, will additionally be responsible for the supply chain.
Supervisory Board Chairman Jochen Johannes Juister: “The Supervisory Board is convinced that the Executive Board with three members is the right and appropriate size for our company in the long term. We are pleased to have been able to extend our successful cooperation with CFO Alexander Bott. The company is thus well positioned to meet the challenges of the years ahead under the leadership of CEO Dr Lars Gorissen.”