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Sartorius AG. (8/3/23). "Press Release: Florian Funck Appointed CFO of Sartorius. New CFO to Take Over as of April 2024". Göttingen.

Organisations Organisation Sartorius AG
  Group Sartorius (Group)
  Organisation 2 Haniel (Group)
Products Product laboratory equipment and instruments
  Product 2 bioreactor, disposable
Persons Person Funck, Florian (Sartorius 202404– CFO before Haniel Group)
  Person 2 Kappich, Lothar (Sartorius 201707– Chairman of Supervisory Board joined Board 4/07)

At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Sartorius AG appointed Dr. Florian Funck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Sartorius Executive Board, effective April 1, 2024. He succeeds Rainer Lehmann, with whom it was agreed in early May 2023 that he would leave the Executive Board at his own request at the end of October 2023.

Funck joins the company from his current role as CFO of the Haniel Group, where he has been working for more than two decades. Funck, who holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration, is also a member of the Supervisory Boards of Vonovia SE and the Haniel holdings TAKKT AG and Ceconomy AG. At Sartorius, in addition to finance, he will also be responsible for the IT and digitalization functions. After Lehmann’s departure and until Funck takes over, Sartorius CEO Dr. Joachim Kreuzburg will assume these responsibilities on an interim basis.

"We are very pleased to welcome Florian Funck as the new CFO of Sartorius in a few months’ time. With his long and extensive experience in finance and M&A transactions, as well as his team-oriented leadership style, he is the ideal CFO for the further implementation of our growth and innovation strategy," said Dr. Lothar Kappich, Chairman of the Supervisory Board. "I would also like to again thank our outgoing CFO Rainer Lehmann for his many contributions to Sartorius and wish him a good start in his new role."

This press release contains forward-looking statements about the future development of the Sartorius Group. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Sartorius assumes no liability for updating such statements in light of new information or future events.

A profile of Sartorius

The Sartorius Group is a leading international partner of life sciences research and the biopharmaceutical industry. With innovative laboratory instruments and consumables, the Group’s Lab Products & Services division focuses on laboratories performing research and quality control at pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies as well as academic research institutes. The Bioprocess Solutions division, with its broad product portfolio focusing on single-use solutions, helps customers manufacture biotech medications and vaccines safely, rapidly, and economically. The company, based in Göttingen, Germany, has a strong global reach with around 60 production and sales sites worldwide. Sartorius delivers significant organic growth and regularly expands its portfolio through the acquisition of complementary technologies. In fiscal 2022, the company generated sales revenue of around 4.2 billion euros. At the end of 2022, around 16,000 employees were working for customers around the globe.


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Record changed: 2024-01-20


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