Please login to the form below

Not currently logged in
Email:
Password:

Merck KGaA appoints new CFO

Marcus Kuhnert joins from consumer goods company Henkel

Marcus Kuhnert, Merck Merck KGaA has named Marcus Kuhnert as its replacement for chief financial officer Matthias Zachert, who announced his decision to leave Merck to join chemical firm Lanxess as CEO at the beginning of 2014.

Kuhnert joins from German consumer goods firm Henkel where he was chief financial officer of its laundry and home care business, which includes the brands Persil and Purex.

He spent 15 years at Henkel, joining initially as corporate controller before moving to investor relations as head of financial statements and subsidiary controlling. His other roles included serving as regional general manager for Henkel's adhesive business in South East Asia, during which time he was involved in integrating the largest acquisitions in Henkel's history.

Johannes Baillou, chairman of the board of partners of Merck KGaA's majority shareholder E Merck KG, said: “He brings profound experience in the areas of transformation and efficiency enhancements to the table and is familiar with the challenges related to acquisitions and the integration of companies."

14th May 2014

From: Sales

Share

Tags

Subscribe to our email news alerts

Featured jobs

PMHub

Add my company
Life Healthcare Communications

Life is a creative communications agency offering multi-channel solutions for the healthcare industry. We use a storytelling approach to turn...

Latest intelligence

Is communication failing us?
Compelling people to care in a world oversaturated with news and information...
Are your field teams ready to excel in the new era?
A qualitative research approach to help you critically assess post-pandemic learnings and ignite the potential of meaningful interactions with HCPs....
5 Healthcare Marketing Blunders | How To Avoid Them.
Here are 5 healthcare marketing blunders and how best to avoid them....