Ad-hoc Release: Dr. Mathias Dähn to become new Chief Financial Officer of Zumtobel AG
The Supervisory Board of Zumtobel AG has appointed Dr. Mathias Dähn as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Zumtobel AG. 43 year-old Dähn, who holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration, has been appointed for a three-year term and will take up his duties on 1 July 2011 at the latest. He succeeds Thomas Spitzenpfeil, who left the Executive Board of Zumtobel AG at the end of September 2010.
Dr. Mathias Dähn studied at the University of Bamberg and began his career with Robert Bosch GmbH, where his positions included Head of Financial Controlling for Eastern Europe. Following further managerial roles in the financial controlling sector within debitel AG and as CFO of Loyalty Partner GmbH, in 2005 he moved to join the MAN Group. Initially Director Group Controlling, he was most recently Director Group Purchasing, MAN Diesel & Turbo.
In the words of Jürg Zumtobel, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Zumtobel AG: "Dr. Mathias Dähn is an outstanding manager who has acquired international experience through his global activities for MAN. Along with his in-depth expertise it was above all his personality and his leadership skills that impressed us."
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