Long-term Head of Division Now Appointed Executive Board Member of KWS SAAT AG
Effective 1st October 2014, Dr. Peter Hofmann has taken over responsibility for the Sugarbeet and Cereals product segments as well as for Corporate Marketing of the globally active plant breeding company.
The agricultural engineer (Ph.D.), aged 54, has been working for KWS for 20 years, managing the operative business of the Sugarbeet Division since 2005. Dr. Andreas J. Büchting, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, had already announced Dr. Hofmann’s appointment during the last shareholder’s meeting in December 2013. Peter Hofmann takes over responsibility for the product segments from Chief Executive Officer Philip von dem Bussche who is going to retire from the KWS SAAT AG Board at the end of December 2014 when reaching the age of 65.
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