KION GROUP AG: KION Group Supervisory Board appoints Dr. Rob Smith as Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 01, 2022

2021-08-09 / 10:34:55

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KION GROUP AG

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KION Group Supervisory Board appoints Dr. Rob Smith as Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 01, 2022

Frankfurt/Main, August 09, 2021

The Supervisory Board of KION GROUP AG has appointed Dr. Rob Smith (56) to succeed long-serving Chief Executive Officer Gordon Riske with effect from January 01, 2022, with the usual three-year contract term for initial appointments. Riske will leave the Executive Board on December 31, 2021 - six months before the end of his contract reaching the regular age limit of 65. He will continue to serve his successor and the company as an advisor during the period until his original contract expires. Smith is currently President & CEO of the publicly listed Finnish group Konecranes.

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dana.unger@kiongroup.com

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