Philippe Dietziker is leaving our company by mutual agreement after 25 successful years. Having first served as CFO and since 2008 as CEO, Mr. Dietziker will step down as CEO of the Debrunner Koenig Group and Supervisory Board Delegate of Debrunner Koenig Holding AG as of the end of October 2017. With his hard work and dedication, he played a key role in shaping the development of the Group.
The current members of Group Management, Messrs H. Rohrer (CFO), P. Forster, E. Grünig and Dr. M. Hess, will accompany the transition to the new CEO, Thomas Liner, this autumn.
Thomas Liner will assume the office of CEO as of 1 November. He brings to the post extensive experience in industrial operations as well as consulting. Most recently, Mr. Liner held the position of CEO at Büchi Labortechnik.
The Group Executive Board, senior management and staff would like to express their sincere thanks to Philippe Dietziker for his long years of service to the company and to wish him continued success and all the best for the future. We wish Mr. Liner a smooth transition and much success in his new role.