Hawesko Holding AG: Raimund Hackenberger will become the new chief financial officer

11/14/2016, 11:00 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Hawesko Holding AG / Hawesko Holding AG: Raimund Hackenberger will become the new chief financial officer . Processed and transmitted by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Hamburg, 14 November 2016. The wine trading group Hawesko Holding AG announced today that the supervisory board of the company has appointed Raimund Hackenberger as the new chief financial officer. He will take up his office on 1 März 2017.

Detlev Meyer, chairman of the supervisory board of the Hawesko Group, said, "I am especially pleased that we were able to recruit Raimund Hackenberger, who has a depth of knowledge and experience not only in consumer goods and retail, but also brings with him comprehensive and valuable expertise in M&A projects as well as in controlling and financial management of group subsidiaries and affiliated companies."

Raimund Hackenberger, born in 1968, studied business economics at the University of Trier, completing his studies with a degree in business administration. After holding management positions in controlling/finance at Langnese-Iglo GmbH in Hamburg and Unilever N.V. in Hamburg, London and Rotterdam, he is currently the chief financial officer of the Apollo Optik Group, which belongs to GrandVision N.V.

Within the scope of the group's strategy, the Hawesko management board is pursuing increased growth, expanding the portfolio of the group's retail brands in a targeted manner, accelerating the company's digitalisation and strengthening the sales channels. In view of this background, the appointment of Raimund Hackenberger is a further step in the right direction.  

Hawesko Holding AG is a leading supplier of premium wines and champagnes. In fiscal year 2015, the Group achieved sales of € 477 million and employed 933 persons in the company's three sales channels: specialty retail (Jacques' Wein-Depot), wholesale operations/distribution (Wein Wolf and CWD Champagner- und Wein-Distributionsgesellschaft) and distance selling (especially Hanseatisches Wein- and Sekt-Kontor and Wein & Vinos). The shares of Hawesko Holding AG are listed on the Hanseatic Stock Exchange in Hamburg as well as in the prime standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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Press Contact and Investor Relations:
Thomas Hutchinson, Hawesko Holding AG
Phone: +49 (0)40 30 39 21 00
Fax +49 (0)40 30 39 21 05
E-mail: ir@hawesko-holding.com

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WKN: 604270;ISIN: DE0006042708;Index:CDAX,CLASSIC All Share,SDAX,Prime All Share,GEX;
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