Blaubeuren, June 19, 2012, The Supervisory Board of centrotherm photovoltaics AG has appointed Jan von Schuckmann as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) with effect as of June 18, 2012. In his Management Board role, he will be responsible for the further implementation of the ct focus restructuring program, and will oversee the current discussions with banks about the future financing of the centrotherm Group.
Hans Autenrieth, company founder and Management Board member of many years' standing, has decided as part of this restructuring to relinquish his Management Board mandate also with effect as of June 18, 2012. Hans Autenrieth will continue to be available to the company in a consultative function with his extensive experience and contacts.
Jan von Schuckmann studied economics and draws on more than 15 years of restructuring experience. He has held positions at Herlitz AG between 2002 and 2011, most recently as CEO with responsibility for this listed group's strategic reorientation. Hans Autenrieth intends to make himself available for this year's Supervisory Board elections.
Robert M. Hartung, CEO of centrotherm photovoltaics AG: "With Jan von Schuckmann, we have gained an expert for our management team who commands extensive experience from a restructuring process. I would like to thank my Management Board colleague and co-founder Hans Autenrieth for his great commitment, and for the creation and establishment of centrotherm. It gives me great pleasure that he intends to continue to make his expertise available to us in the Supervisory Board."
Source: centrotherm photovoltaics AG