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Dr Bernd Bohr to become the new Supervisory Board chairman at DEUTZ AG

Dr Bernd Bohr is to be elected chairman of the Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG with effect from 1 January 2019. He will replace the current chairman, Hans-Georg Härter, who is stepping down from the Supervisory Board on 31 December 2018.

Dr Bernd Bohr (62) joined the DEUTZ Supervisory Board in 2018. A freelance management consultant, he was previously Head of Automotive Technology at Robert Bosch GmbH and is a member of various supervisory bodies. He has extensive business and technical expertise as well as many years of experience at various industrial companies.

The Board of Management of DEUTZ AG thanks Hans-Georg Härter for everything that he has achieved since becoming chairman of the Supervisory Board in 2015. “With Mr Härter at the helm of the Supervisory Board, DEUTZ has been able to establish crucial foundations for the future, in particular the move into electrification under the E-DEUTZ strategy,” says Dr Frank Hiller, Chairman of the Board of Management of DEUTZ AG. “We would like to express our sincere thanks to him for the commitment and sense of purpose that he has shown in his work. We are delighted that he will be continuing to support the Company in an advisory capacity.”

The candidate proposed by Hans-Georg Härter for the resulting vacancy on the Supervisory Board is Dr Ulrich Dohle, formerly Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG and Managing Director of MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH.

The Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG is to adopt formal resolutions on the appointment of the new Supervisory Board chairman at its meeting tomorrow.


For further information on this DEUTZ AG press release, please contact:


Leslie Isabelle Iltgen
Senior Vice President Communications & Investor Relations


Tel: +49 (0)221 822 3600  
Fax: +49 (0)221 82215 3600 
Email: Leslie.Iltgen@deutz.com

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