Jürg Oleas to continue as CEO until 2016
The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft today extended the appointment as CEO of Mr. Jürg Oleas (55) by another 3 years until December 31, 2016.
“We are very much looking forward to continue the long-time and successful cooperation with Jürg Oleas”, said Dr. Jürgen Heraeus, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft.
Jürg Oleas, a Swiss national born, was appointed CEO of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft with effect as of November 1, 2004. Jürg Oleas has been a member of the company’s Executive Board since May 1, 2001.
About GEA Group
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft is one of the largest suppliers of process technology and components for the food and energy industries. As an international technology group, the Company focuses on sophisticated production processes. In 2012, GEA generated consolidated revenues in excess of EUR 5.7 billion, 70 percent of which came from the food and energy sectors, which are long-term growth industries. The group employed about 24,500 people worldwide as of December 31, 2012. GEA Group is a market and technology leader in its business areas. It is listed in Germany’s MDAX stock index (G1A, WKN 660 200) and the STOXX® Europe 600 Index.
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