19 Dec 2016

Continuity at the top of Rheinmetall AG

Executive Board augmented

Rheinmetall AG has opted for continuity in its top-level management. The Supervisory Board of the Düsseldorf-based tech group for mobility and security has extended the contracts of the three current Executive Board members for another five years, through to 31 December 2021. Armin Papperger (Chairman), Helmut P. Merch (CFO) and Horst Binnig (Automotive) have formed the Rheinmetall AG Executive Board in its current constellation since January 2014; Armin Papperger has served as Chairman of the Executive Board ever since January 2013.

In light of the continued expansion of the Group, it was also decided to expand the Executive Board of Rheinmetall AG by one member. Effective 1 January 2017, Peter Sebastian Krause joins the Executive Board, with special responsibility for Human Resources. Mr Krause will simultaneously hold the post of Labour Director in the Group. His contract runs until 31 December 2019. In addition, he will remain a member of the Executive Board of Rheinmetall Automotive AG, where he also serves as Labour Director.

Rheinmetall AG

Peter Rücker
Head of Corporate Communications
Rheinmetall Platz 1
40476 Düsseldorf
Phone: +49 211 473-01
Fax: +49 211 473-4158

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