Management and control

The Supervisory Board of KION GROUP AG appointed Hasan Dandashly and Andreas Krinninger as additional members of the Executive Board of KION GROUP AG with effect from January 1, 2021. Hasan Dandashly, President & CEO of Dematic, has global Executive Board responsibility for the Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) segment. Andreas Krinninger, President & CEO of Linde Material Handling EMEA, assumed responsibility within the Executive Board for the EMEA business of the Industrial Trucks & Services (ITS) segment, while Ching Pong Quek remains responsible for the ITS segment’s business in the APAC and Americas regions.

To ensure long-term continuity in the Chief Technology Officer role on the Executive Board, Dr. Henry Puhl, who has been President & CEO of STILL EMEA since 2016, has been appointed as a member of the Executive Board with effect from July 1, 2021. He will succeed Dr. Eike Böhm, who is retiring on June 30, 2021.

Furthermore, the Supervisory Board of KION GROUP AG established a Remuneration Committee with effect from March 1, 2021. This new committee focuses mainly on issues relating to the Executive Board’s remuneration but also deals with the annual remuneration report and the preparations for the report’s approval by the Annual General Meeting. It also prepares all Supervisory Board resolutions required in this regard. The committee will have the following five members until the end of their respective terms of office:

  • Dr. Michael Macht, chairman of the Remuneration Committee,
  • Özcan Pancarci, deputy chairman of the Remuneration Committee,
  • Hans Peter Ring, member of the Remuneration Committee,
  • Alexandra Schädler, member of the Remuneration Committee, and
  • Jiang Kui, member of the Remuneration Committee.