4. Executive Management


As at December 31, 2019, the Executive Management of Von Roll Holding AG comprises the following members:

NameNationality  Born     Term of officeFunction
Dr. Christian HennerkesD1971since 2016Delegate of the Board of Directors and CEO
Artur LustD1982since 2017CFO


Dr. Christian Hennerkes

  • Delegate of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Education

  • Doctorate in Economics from the University of Hohenheim, Germany
  • Law degree including legal traineeship (Constance, Stuttgart, San Francisco)

Professional career

  • 2001 – 2005: Member of The Boston Consulting Group, most recently as Principal Manager
  • 2005 – 2015: Managing Director and partner of various companies in the consumer and indus- trial goods sector (including Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller, Travel IQ GmbH, Menerga GmbH)
  • Since 2015: Managing Director of Primus Ventures GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Since 1 October 2016: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Von Roll Holding AG, Breitenbach, Switzerland

Other activities and vested interests

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Interstuhl Büromöbel & Co. KG, Messstetten- Tieringen, Germany


Artur Lust

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)l

Education

  • Degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management, Essen, Germany
  • Certified accountant (Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

Professional career

  • 2004 – 2012: Various management positions in family-owned medium-sized companies and large listed corporations in the consumer and industrial goods sector, most recently as Company Controlling Manager at Ericsson GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2012 – 2015: Commercial Director and Authorized Representative at Menerga GmbH, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
  • 2016 – 2017: Head of Corporate Development of Von Roll Management AG, Breitenbach, Switzerland
  • Since 1 October 2017: Chief Financial Officer ( CFO ) of Von Roll Holding AG, Breitenbach, Switzerland

Other activities and vested interests

  • No other activities or interests.

Information on the other activities and vested interests of Executive Management Members is shown in section 4.1.

The permissible number of external offices is determined with binding effect in Section (“Abschnitt”) 3 B Article 24, Para. 2 and 3 of the Articles of Association, which may be viewed at www.vonrollgroup.com/en/corporate-governance/corporate-governance1/ articles-of-incorporation/:

Subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, Executive Management Members may hold simultaneously a maximum of five offices in top-tier management or administrative bodies of legal entities outside the Group which are subject to entry in the Swiss commercial register or a similar register in another country. Of these offices, no more than two may be exercised in listed legal entities. Multiple offices within the same group and offices exercised on behalf of a group or legal entity (including offices in care institutions, joint ventures and legal entities in which a significant stake is held) count as one office. Offices in nonprofit or charitable legal entities such as clubs, associations and foundations are not subject to the above restrictions but must not exceed 15.

There are no management or service contracts with third parties.