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The Supervisory Board of Fresenius Management SE has unanimously decided that Wolfgang Kirsch (65) should become Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius Management SE. Wolfgang Kirsch will also stand for election to the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA at the Annual General Meeting in May 2021. In these two functions, Wolfgang Kirsch will succeed Dr. Gerd Krick (82), who will not stand for re-election at the end of his term of office and will therefore retire from both supervisory bodies at the end of the Annual General Meeting in May 2021.
Dr. Gerd Krick is to be appointed Honorary Chairman of both Supervisory Boards in recognition of his decades of service to Fresenius.
Michael Sen (51) will also be elected to the Supervisory Boards of Fresenius Management SE and Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA with the aim of becoming Chairman of the Audit Committee. Klaus-Peter Müller (76) will retire from the committees on a rotational basis.
In addition, the Supervisory Board of Fresenius Management SE has unanimously decided to appoint Stephan Sturm (57) as Chairman of the Management Board of Fresenius for another five years. Stephan Sturm has held this position since July 1, 2016. Prior to this, he was Chief Financial Officer of the Company for eleven and a half years.
The Supervisory Board of Fresenius Management SE has decided to appoint Dr. Sebastian Biedenkopf (56) as the new Fresenius Management Board member responsible for Legal Affairs, Compliance, and Human Resources, as well as Labor Relations Director, effective December 1, 2020. He succeeds Dr. Jürgen Götz, who left the company at his own request on June 30, 2020.
The CVs of the members of the Supervisory Board and the Management Board can be found at www.fresenius.com/Corporate-Management.