The Supervisory Board of the Pfleiderer Group appointed Dr. Frank Hermann and Stefan Zinn to the Management Board of the Pfleiderer Group. Dirk Hardow has resigned from the position of Member of the Management Board and Chief Operating Officer. Frank Hermann will assume the position of Chief Operating Officer and Stefan Zinn will assume the position of Commercial Director. Both new board members will take up their functions as of May 1, 2019. Zbigniew Prokopowicz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, announced that the appointed members are excellent specialists who, with their current management, will support the accelerated development and implementation of the tasks set out in the strategy until the end of 2021.
Frank Hermann completed his engineering studies at the Technical University of Darmstadt and obtained his PhD degree from the Technical University of Clausthal-Zellerfeld. Previously, he was the Chief Operating Officer of URSA Insulation S.A. Stefan Zinn graduated from the Juliusz Maksymilian University in Würzburg with a degree in business management. He has been working in the Pfleiderer Group since 2013. First he was responsible for export sales in the Western segment and then for all sales in this segment. Pfleiderer Group is a leading European manufacturer of wood-based panels. The company specializes in the production of wood used in furniture, interior design and construction.