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New Management Board member at AGRANA – Supervisory Board appoints Stephan Meeder from 1 March 2024

Date: 15.02.2024

In today´s meeting, the Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG resolved to appoint Stephan Meeder (53) as a new member of the Management Board with effect from 1 March 2024. He will be responsible for internal audits at AGRANA, assuming the role of Thomas Kölbl (61).

After studying business administration at the University of Mannheim and the ESSEC, Cergy-Pontoise, France, Stephan Meeder worked at ABB Structured Finance GmbH from 1996 to 2000. In 1999 he received his doctorate from the University of Mannheim at the chair of logistics. In November 2006, he joined the Südzucker Group where he successfully held a number of positions as a finance manager. Since July 2020, Stephan Meeder has been CEO of CropEnergies AG and a board member of Südzucker AG since December 2023. It is here that he will succeed CFO Thomas Kölbl, who is retiring on 31 May 2024.

The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, Erwin Hameseder, expressed his sincere gratitude to Thomas Kölbl for the many years of constructive collaboration and also wished Stephan Meeder all the best in his new role.