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Supervisory Board appoints Carolin Schürmann as new CFO

KNAUS TABBERT AGpublished at 05.10.2022 at 09:00

Jandelsbrunn; The Supervisory Board of Knaus Tabbert AG announces the appointment of a new CFO. Carolin Schürmann (52),  previously Vice President Production Controlling at the listed BMW AG, will serve as Knaus Tabbert’s new CFO as of 1 December 2022. She succeeds Marc Hundsdorf, who will leave Knaus Tabbert AG after an orderly transition of responsibilities on 31 December 2022.

Carolin Schürmann was previously Vice President at BMW. In previous positions, Ms Schürmann was successful in various management functions at OPEL and GENERAL MOTORS from 1995 to 2018. After several positions in finance and strategic product and portfolio planning, she worked in the treasury department of General Motors Corp. in New York. With more than 25 years of experience in the automotive industry, Ms. Schürmann has extensive experience in financial management in the areas of sales, marketing, aftersales, supply chain and procurement. Most recently, as Vice President at BMW AG, she was responsible for controlling in the areas of purchasing and later production.

Carolin Schürmann holds a degree in industrial engineering and studied at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). 

"After working in the automotive industry for several years, I am looking forward to contributing to shaping the future of this traditional international company as part of an experienced management team. Together with the employees, who are decisive for the success of the company with their great innovative strength and commitment, we will consistently drive forward the profitable growth of Knaus Tabbert. On the way forward, I will be committed to contributing my previous experience and industry expertise,“ says the designated Chief Financial Officer. 

With the first nomination of a woman, the supervisory board is setting an important course for a future‐oriented management board. Ms Schürmann will be responsible for Finance, Controlling, IT and Investor Relations. 

Dr. Esther Hackl, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board, on the appointment: „We are delighted that we have been able to win Carolin Schürmann as a great addition to our Management board team. Her expertise and management skills in areas such as strategic transformation and change management, as well as her extensive international experience, make her an excellent addition to Knaus Tabbert. We are a company with excellent growth prospects, which we want to realise together with a strong Management Board and our more than 3,500 employees. We would like to thank the leaving CFO, Mr Marc Hundsdorf, for the work he has done and the trusting cooperation, especially in the context of the successful IPO in 2020."

About the Knaus Tabbert AG

Knaus Tabbert AG is a leading manufacturer of leisure vehicles in Europe with headquarters in Jandelsbrunn, Lower Bavaria. It also has locations in Mottgers and Schlüsselfeld in Germany, and in Nagyoroszi in Hungary.

The company has been listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN: DE000A2YN504) since September 2020. With its brands KNAUS, TABBERT, T@B, WEINSBERG, MORELO and its caravanning rental service RENT AND TRAVEL, the company generated revenues of nearly 850 million euros and produced more than 25,000 recreational vehicles with a workforce of approximately 3,500.

Contact

Manuel Taverne

Knaus Tabbert AG
Helmut‐Knaus‐Str. 1
D‐94118 Jandelsbrunn

Phone: +49 152 020 929 09
E‐Mail:m.taverne@knaustabbert.de

Stefan V. Diehl - Media relation

Knaus Tabbert AG
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