Hildemar Böhm (51), previously CEO of the GEA Mechanical Equipment Segment, has been appointed to the Executive Board of Körber AG by the Supervisory Board. Böhm is also assuming the Chairmanship of the Management Board of Körber PaperLink GmbH, and consequently overall responsibility for the Körber Group’s Paper Division.
Böhm is succeeding Martin Weickenmeier (56), who for personal, family reasons decided last year not to extend his present contract which is due to expire on August 31, 2010. At the request of the Executive Board, however, Weickenmeier will continue working for the Körber Group as a Managing Director of Körber PaperLink GmbH with responsibility for sales, marketing and service.
Hildemar Böhm studied process technology in Essen. The engineering graduate has long-standing professional and management experience. He joined the GEA Group in 2001, where he has exercised a number of different management functions.