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CECONOMY successfully concludes the personnel changes in the Management Board


  • Jörn Werner to serve as the company’s CEO as of 1 March 2019, Karin Sonnenmoser to assume the position of CFO at the same time
  • Interim member of the Management Board Dr. Bernhard Düttmann to serve as a member of the Supervisory Board of CECONOMY AG again from 1 April 2019 at the latest
  • Jürgen Fitschen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: “Jörn Werner and Karin Sonnenmoser will make a significant contribution to the digital transformation and cultural change at CECONOMY and further accelerate these processes.”

Düsseldorf, 30 January 2019 – The Supervisory Board of CECONOMY AG (“CECONOMY”) has unanimously agreed to fill the vacancies for the positions of CEO and CFO.

At its meeting today, the company’s Supervisory Board appointed Jörn Werner as CEO with effect from 1 March 2019. The 57-year-old headed the A.T.U Auto-Teile-Unger Handels GmbH & Co. KG workshop chain from 2015 to 2018, before being named Chairman of its Supervisory Board in May of last year. Before that, he was responsible for the strategic realignment of the electronics retail chain Conrad Electronic SE as its CEO. Werner is a proven expert on the digital transformation of business models and international growth strategies and has expertise in both the complex branch business and multi-channel retail.

The complete press release you will find here.