Personnel change in the PHOENIX group Executive Board

Dr. Michael Majerus, CFO of PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG (PHOENIX group), responsible for finance, controlling, accounting and taxes will leave the company effective from 31. August 2013 by mutual consent after having successfully implemented a new financing structure in the PHOENIX group. Dr. Majerus has led the company safely through a difficult economic period and has significantly contributed to the very successful financial restructuring. PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG very much regrets his departure.

The Shareholders, the Advisory Board as well as the colleagues in the Executive Board would like to thank Dr. Michael Majerus for his excellent achievements and the fruitful cooperation and would like to wish him great success for his professional career and all the best for his personal future.

Effective 01. September 2013, Helmut Fischer (43) will be appointed as Member of the Executive Board of PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG, assuming the position of CFO. After having received a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Glasgow University, he graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann from Mannheim University and started his career in the finance department of an automobile manufacturer. In January 2001, Helmut Fischer joined HeidelbergCement where he has held several management positions within the group. Since 2010, he is responsible for financial reporting & controlling, tax, treasury services, financial shared services and IT shared services as CFO of the North America HeidelbergCement Group in Dallas – the biggest subgroup of HeidelbergCement.

We are looking forward to working with Helmut Fischer and wish him a lot of success and all the best in his new position. 

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