KION GROUP Names Rob Smith CEO - Quick Facts

KION GROUP AG (KGX.DE) said its Supervisory Board has appointed Rob Smith as Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 01, 2022. Smith is currently President & CEO of the publicly listed Finnish group Konecranes.

The company's current Chief Executive Officer Gordon Riske will leave the Executive Board on December 31, 2021 - six months before the end of his contract reaching the regular age limit of 65. KION GROUP noted that Gordon Riske will continue to serve as an advisor during the period until his original contract expires.

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