Changes in the management board

23.01.2020 Jochen Heier (57), a member of the executive board and COO at Lenze SE (Hameln, Germany) since 1 January 2018, has resigned from his position on the executive board by mutual agreement with effect from 30 April 2020 and will in future take on new tasks outside the company.

Christian Wendler, CEO at Lenze.
© Photo: Lenze SE
Christian Wendler, CEO at Lenze.

Dr Michael Paul, chairman of the supervisory board and family council of Lenze SE: "On behalf of the shareholders and the supervisory board, I would like to thank Mr Heier for his commitment to Lenze. In the past two years, as chief operating officer, he has made an important contribution to the reorientation of his department. We wish him all the best for his future."

Thank you for your work

"My fellow board members and I wish Mr Heier all the best in his future life and every success in his new tasks. We regret his departure and thank him on behalf of the staff for the work he has done," said Christian Wendler, chairman of the executive board of Lenze SE.

Transitional arrangement found

Christian Wendler, chairman of the board of management and CEO of Lenze SE since April 2013, will take over the function of COO with immediate effect in a temporary capacity. The executive board will continue to consist of Frank Maier as chief technology officer (CTO) and Dr Achim Degner as chief financial officer (CFO).