Ex-Phoenix Solar Executive Joins Manz

Manfred Hochleitner Appointed As Manz’s Chief Financial Officer; Will Also Be Part Of Executive Board & Supervisory Board To ‘Advance Manz AG As Planned’
06:25 AM (Beijing Time) - 03. July 2018
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Before joining Manz, Manfred Hochleitner worked with Phoenix Solar as director controlling/finance and CFO. (Photo Credit: Manz AG)

Key Takeaways

  • Manz AG has appointed Manfred Hochleitner as the company’s new CFO
  • He will join the company after the position was left vacant with the departure of Gunnar Voss von Dahlen in March 2018
  • He will be responsible for finance and controlling, human resources, IT, organization, administration, investor relations and legal affairs

Soon after firing its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), German solar production equipment manufacturer Manz AG has found a replacement. Manfred Hochleitner has been appointed as the company’s CFO effective July 1, 2018.

Hochleitner was till recently working as director Controlling/Finance and CFO of Pheonix Solar AG. Before that, he was employed with mechanical engineering firm Gämmerler AGand as Managing Director of Optiplan GmbH.

At Manz, he will look after finance and controlling, human resources, IT, organization, administration, investor relations and legal affairs. Hochleitner will also be part of the Executive Board team and Supervisory Board of the company to ‘advance Manz AG as planned’, asserted CEO Eckhard Hörner-Marass.

In March 2018, Manz dismissed its erstwhile CFO Gunnar Voss von Dahlen for holding ‘divergent opinions about the company’s strategic direction in the future’ (see Manz Dismisses CFO).

 

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