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GEA Group Appoints Marcus Ketter As New CFO - Quick Facts

Germany's GEA Group AG (GEAGF.PK,GEAGY.PK) on Tuesday appointed Marcus Ketter to the company's Executive Board, effective from May 20, 2019. He is set to succeed the long-standing Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Helmut Schmale, who will leave the company as of May 17, 2019.

Ketter will join GEA following his stint with steel and metal distributor Klöckner & Co SE, where he has been instrumental in shaping the company's performance management in his capacity as CFO over the previous six years since early 2013.

From 2011 until its takeover by Andritz AG one year later, Ketter held the position of CFO and Labor Director at the industrial group Schuler AG. Previously between 2003 and 2011, he held various leadership positions at thyssenkrupp, where his last function was that of CFO Central and Eastern Europe at ThyssenKrupp Elevator GmbH.

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