Brenntag expands Management Board and thanks Bill Fiedler for his Contribution
Global chemical distributor Brenntag AG (Mülheim an der Rugr, Germany) last week announced that the company will expand its Management Board to five members effective 01. July 2015.
In addition to serving members Steven Holland (CEO) and Georg Müller (CFO), Brenntag managers Karsten Beckmann (CEO Brenntag Europe, Middle East and Africa [EMEA]) , Markus Klähn (CEO Brenntag North America) and Henri Nejade (CEO Brenntag Asia-Pacific) have been appointed to the Board.
William Fidler, who was so far in charge of North and Latin America, is to retire from the Management Board when his service contract expires on 30. June 30, 2015. He had originally joined a Brenntag predecessor in 1970. His responsibilities for Latin America will be taken over by Steven Holland in addition to his existing role as Group CEO.
Chairman Stefan Zuschke is quoted paying tribute to William Fidler on his retirement from the Management Board: “In his decades of service at Brenntag, William Fidler witnessed at first hand many important phases in the company’s history and was instrumental in driving forward its development in the North America region in particular. With his outstanding expertise and excellent management skills, he played a significant part in Brenntag’s international success. The Supervisory Board, Management Board and the Executive & Senior Management Team thank him for his sterling work and his commitment to the Group and wish him all the best for the future.”
Source: Brenntag press release
HGE – DCG / 08.06.2015