Munich, 23 December 2021 – Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A2NB650) will say goodbye to Dr. Kristian Schleede, who will retire from his position on the Management Board, at the end of the year 2021.

“We would like to thank Kristian Schleede from the bottom of our hearts for his longstanding and high level of commitment. He has played a major role in the success of the Company and has significantly contributed to the path for our further growth and ambitious goals. We as the Board are pleased to remain friends with Kristian,” comments Robin Laik, CEO of Mutares.

Dr. Kristian Schleede joined Mutares in 2009 and became a member of the Management Board in January 2011. After serving as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) until March 2015, he took over the position of Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO). His focus was on the optimization and strategic development of the portfolio companies. Dr. Schleede will step down from his position as a member of the Management Board on 1 January 2022 for reasons of age and enter into a well-deserved retirement.

As of 1 January 2022, the Management Board of Mutares will thus consist of Robin Laik (CEO), Mark Friedrich (CFO) and Johannes Laumann (CIO). The tasks of Kristian Schleede will be distributed on several shoulders.

“We would like to thank Dr. Schleede for his outstanding and trustworthy work and wish him all the best for the future,” says Volker Rofalski, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA.