Gerresheimer appoints new CFO

Rainer Beaujean will become part of the Gerresheimer AG Management Board on 1 December 2012, and assume the function of CFO on 1 February 2013. The company’s current Chief Financial Officer, Hans-Jürgen Wiecha, is leaving the company on 31 January 2013 to pursue other career opportunities.

The Supervisory Board of Gerresheimer AG has appointed Rainer Beaujean to the Gerresheimer AG Management Board as of 1 December 2012. Beaujean will also assume the function of Chief Financial Officer of Gerresheimer AG on 1 February 2013, taking over from Hans-Jürgen Wiecha.
Until August 2012, Rainer Beaujean was Chief Financial Officer of the Elster Group SE. From 2007 to the end of 2011 he was a member of the Demag Cranes AG Management Board with responsibility for finances. Prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer and Management Board member at T-Online International AG.
Hans-Jürgen Wiecha, Chief Financial Officer of Gerresheimer AG, will be leaving the company’s service on 31 January 2013 after reaching an amicable mutual agreement with the Supervisory Board. Wiecha joined Gerresheimer AG in 2000 and was appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer in 2005. In this function, he was responsible for Gerresheimer’s IPO in 2007.
Gerresheimer is an internationally leading manufacturer of high-quality speciality products made of glass and plastic for the global pharma and healthcare industry. The Group realizes revenues of around EUR one billion and has around 11,000 employees at 47 locations in Europe, North and South America and Asia.