Bielefeld. The Supervisory Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has appointed Dipl.-Kfm. Björn Biermann as full member of the Executive Board with immediate effect. Mr. Biermann succeeds Dipl.-Kfm. André Danks whose appointment has been revoked during yesterday’s Supervisory Board meeting. The Supervisory Board thanks Mr. Danks for his accomplishments.
Björn Biermann (36) has been head of controlling and corporate planning for DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT since October 2010 and heads the transparency department for assessment of transactions with major shareholders. Mr. Biermann will be responsible for controlling, finance, accounting, taxes and risk management. He has been working for the company since 2008.
The Supervisory Board has also agreed to the termination of the Executive Board’s contract with Dr Thorsten Schmidt. As of 1 January 2016, he will be in charge of the development of a comprehensive direct sales and service system in the USA; on this he will establish a new DMG MORI organisation in the USA. Dr Schmidt can rely upon the sales and service know how and the capabilities of both companies. The Supervisory Board thanks Dr Schmidt, who has been working for the company since 2001, for his accomplishments. Sales and service have already been steered by DMG MORI Sales and Service Holding AG from Winterthur for two years.
DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
The Executive Board