Management and control

Various aspects of the Executive Board’s schedule of responsibilities were changed with effect from July 1, 2022. The current schedule of responsibilities is available on the KION Group’s website.

Anke Groth, the former CFO and Labor Relations Director, ended her work for KION GROUP AG with effect from March 31, 2022, before the end of her contract.

On October 17, 2022, the Supervisory Board of KION GROUP AG appointed two new Executive Board members: Marcus A. Wassenberg will be the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Valeria Gargiulo will be Chief People & Sustainability Officer (CPSO). Mr. Wassenberg will take over responsibility as CFO by no later than April 1, 2023. Until then, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Richard Robinson Smith will continue to carry out the duties of the CFO on an interim basis. Ms. Gargiulo will assume the newly created role of CPSO by no later than May 1, 2023. The schedule of responsibilities for the Executive Board of KION GROUP AG will be amended over the course of 2023 as the two new Executive Board members take over their roles.