Changes on the Executive Board

Effective July 1, 2020, Karlheinz Wex (Spokesman) and Dr. Wolfgang Köck will represent the Executive Board of Plansee Holding AG. Bernhard Schretter has decided to retire.


The new Plansee Group Executive Board: Karlheinz Wex (left) and Dr. Wolfgang Köck

Dr. Wolfgang Köck will become a Member of the Executive Board of Plansee Holding AG effective July 1, 2020. Köck has worked for the Plansee High Performance Materials division for 32 years, serving as Managing Director for many years and as Divisional Board Member for nine years.

Wolfgang Köck is succeeded by Andreas Feichtinger. On July 1, 2020 he will join Ulrich Lausecker as Executive Director of Plansee SE / Plansee HPM Group.

Bernhard Schretter has decided to retire effective June 30, 2020. Schretter has worked for the Plansee Group for 34 years, including seven years in China and the USA, and was a Member of the Executive Board of Plansee Holding AG for the past 18 years.

Karlheinz Wex has been a Member of the Executive Board of Plansee Holding AG for 19 years. He will become its Spokesman on July 1, 2020.

Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, thanked Bernhard Schretter for his long-standing support of the Plansee Group. He recognized Schretter as an exceptionally dedicated, loyal and entrepreneurially minded manager who proved valuable in shaping the long-term course of the Plansee Group, and wished him all the best for his new stage of life.

Schwarzkopf wished the new Executive Board a successful working relationship for the sustainably profitable development of the Plansee Group.