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The members of the Executive Board

Christoph Klenk

Christoph Klenk

Chief Executive Officer

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Christoph Klenk is a Graduate Engineer in Mechanical Engineering (FH) and has joined the KRONES AG in 1994. After the positions of a Head of Sales Region for Asia Pacific and Head of Marketing Department, he was member of the Executive Board in charge of Research and Development as well as Engineering and Divisions from 2003 to 2011. From January 2012 to 31 December 2015, he was member of the Executive Board responsible for Finance, Controlling and Information Management.

Since January 2016, Christoph Klenk has been Chairman of the Executive Board of Krones AG.

Michael Andersen

Michael Andersen

Chief Financial Officer

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Michael Andersen graduated with a degree in Business Studies from the Copenhagen Business School. He started his career in 1987 at the Audit Firm Arthur Andersen. In 1994, he changed to the Carlsberg brewery group and later on, in 1995, to the GEA group. In 2010, he was appointed member of the GEA Heat Exchangers management board which has been part of the Triton associated company since 2014.

In January 2016, Michael Andersen joined Krones as Chief Financial Officer.

Thomas Ricker

Thomas Ricker

Chief Sales Officer

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Thomas Ricker, a Graduate Engineer in Mechanical Engineering (FH), has been employed at Krones in the Research and Development division since 1994 and was Chief Department Manager and Senior Vice President for Research and Development from 2006 to 2011.

In 2012, Thomas Ricker was appointed member of the Executive Board for the Filling and Packaging Technology and Research and Development divisions. As of January 2018, he is in charge of Sales and Marketing.

Markus Tischer

Markus Tischer

International Operations and Services

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Markus Tischer started his career at Krones in 1993 after graduating in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology. After various positions in the Research and Development as well as in the Finance and Controlling departments, he has been responsible for Lifecycle Service since 2006.

Sine 2014, Tischer has been member of the Executive Board in charge of International Operations and Services.

Ralf Goldbrunner

Ralf Goldbrunner

Bottling and Packaging Equipment

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Ralf Goldbrunner, Graduate Engineer in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, started his career at Krones in 1999. Since 2003, he has been in charge of the Manufacturing divisions in Neutraubling and Nittenau. Two years later, all German plants and international sites were added to his responsibility. Last, he also managed the Steinecker plant in Freising.

Since 2014, he is member of the Executive Board at the Krones AG and in charge of Bottling and Packaging Equipment as of January 2018.

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