The General Meeting of Franke Holding AG named three new members to the Board of Directors of the Franke Group: Alexander Pieper, Patrick Naef and Dr. Michael Reinhard. The Chairman, Thomas A. Erb, and two other members will resign at the Ordinary General Meeting in spring 2019. Christian Mäder will become the new Chairman, and Alexander Pieper the new Vice Chairman, succeeding respectively Thomas A. Erb and Michael Pieper, Alexander’s father.
The changes will lead to a rejuvenation of the Board of Directors, and the appointment of Alexander Pieper will ensure the long-term succession of the owner family.
Patrick Naef and Dr. Michael Reinhard – commented Michael Pieper, owner and CEO of the Artemis Group – will provide international experience and important industry knowledge from different areas. Michael Reinhard is experienced marketing, sales and operation expert.
Patrick Naef is an IT expert with a wealth of experience, who is very familiar with current digital challenges. With them we are strengthening the skills set and specialist knowledge of the board of directors in strategically important areas. I am also pleased that with Christian Mäder and my son, Alexander Pieper we have been able to fill the position of Chairman and Vice Chairman with two people from within our own company.