06/29/2018 12:54:00 CEST Manz AG has successfully appointed a new Chief Financial Officer. With effect from July 1, 2018, the company’s Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Manfred Hochleitner (45) as Chief Financial Officer, who will immediately take over responsibility for the Finance and Controlling, HR, IT, Organization, Administration, Investor Relations, and Legal departments.
After successfully completing his degree in mathematics, with a minor in economics, at the University of Passau, Manfred Hochleitner gained extensive experience in the electronics and electrical engineering sector in his seven years at the VOGT electronic Group, ultimately being appointed as an authorized officer and Head of the Production and Supply Chain Management business segment. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Hochleitner was the managing director of Optiplan GmbH. Following his role as commercial director at mechanical engineering company Gämmerler AG, he spent six years at Phoenix Solar AG as Director Controlling/Finance and as Chief Financial Officer until 2018.
Eckhard Hörner-Marass, Chief Executive Officer of Manz AG, comments: “In Mr. Hochleitner, we have gained an experienced expert for the position of the Chief Financial officer. In addition, Mr. Hochleitner also has extensive knowledge in the target sectors of relevance for Manz AG. We are pleased to be able to welcome Mr. Hochleitner to our management team and will continue to work together with the Supervisory Board to drive Manz AG forward.”