Changes are taking place to the Supervisory Board of the Endress+Hauser Group (Fig.). The Annual General Meeting elected Hans-Peter Endress, Thomas Kraus and Antonietta Pedrazzetti as new members of the Group’s controlling body. In turn, Dr. George A. Endress, Dr. Hans Fünfschilling and Willi Ruesch have duly retired from the board.
Hans-Peter Endress (67), eldest son of company founder Dr. Georg H. Endress joined Endress+Hauser’s British business in 1980 as financial director, managing the company from 1985 to 2011 in the role of Managing Director and, as Chairman, is still involved with their development today. Thomas Kraus (47) spent a large part of his career at the logistics service provider TNT Express. Besides positions as Director of Marketing and Sales and head of the group’s marketing strategy committee he also was in charge of TNT Innight. From 2007 to 2013 he was CEO of TNT Express Deutschland. Antonietta Pedrazzetti (51) has worked for the Diagnostics division of the pharmaceutical corporation F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd since 1992 and has been responsible for business development with a focus on mergers and acquisitions as well as strategic projects since 2003. Additional members of the Supervisory Board are Dr. Georg Bretthauer, professor of applied IT and automation engineering, the finance expert Dr. Klaus Eisele, as well as the former Chief Financial Officer of the Endress+Hauser Group, Fernando Fuenzalida. Dr. Heiner Zehntner, a member of the Group’s Executive Board, is the Secretary of the Supervisory Board.