- SMA Solar has announced a leadership change as its Board Member for Finance, Human Resources and Legal Ulrich Hadding is to leave
- He will be replaced by Barbara Gregor of thyssenkrupp Materials Trading as the company’s next CFO
- Till Gregor joins officially on December 1, 2022, company’s Executive Vice President Finance, Thomas Pixa will be the interim CFO
German solar PV inverter supplier SMA Solar Technology AG has earned Managing Director and CFO of thyssenkrupp Materials Trading GmbH and the international thyssenkrupp Materials Trading Group Barbara Gregor as the company’s next incoming CFO from December 1, 2022, after its current CFO Ulrich Hadding put in his papers.
Hadding will leave his position as a member of SMA board for Finance, Human Resources and Legal on May 31, 2022 to take on a new professional challenge. He worked with SMA since 2009 and was appointed to the managing board as CFO and labor director in 2017.
His replacement Gregor will join the German company bringing with her many years of international experience in all areas of CFO responsibility, according to SMA.
“We would like to thank Ulrich Hadding for his dedicated, internationally oriented approach and his outstanding expertise. SMA benefitted greatly from this. We wish him every success and all the best for his new professional goals,” said Chairman of the SMA Supervisory Board, Uwe Kleinkauf, adding,“We are pleased to have gained in Barbara Gregor a person with many years of international experience in finance, who will continue to advance SMA on its path to becoming a sustainable system and solution provider and who will actively help shape it with her excellent competence,”
Till Gregor comes on board officially, SMA will have Executive Vice President Finance Thomas Pixa acting as the interim CFO.