Preparations for Generation Change at German Distribution Group with new Additions to Executive Board
Chemicals distributor OQEMA AG (Mönchengladbach, Germany) has recently announced its new Executive Board (“Vorstand”). Besides Peter Overlack as long-time Chief Executive (CEO), new members are Patrick Barthels as Chief Sales Officer (“CSO”) in charge of Sales and Purchasing, and Hartmut Kunz as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”).
In an interview published on the company website, Peter Overlack, third generation shareholder of the company founded by his grandfather, lays out his future plans for the company. He also indicates that he is working on the planning process for his succession at the helm of the company within the next few years. He will by then have spent close to 35 years in the family enterprise.
The full interview can be accessed via the link: https://oqema.com/de/news/detail/news/neuer-vorstand-bei-der-oqema-ag-2/
Source: OQEMA press release
HGE – DCG / 08.04.2020