Schmolz + Bickenbach AG Appoints CEO and CFO, According to BAC Report

07 Feb 2013 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – Effective 1 February 2013 Johannes Nonn becomes CEO and Hans-Jurgen Wiecha occupies a post of CFO at Schmolz + Bickenbach. Mr Nonn has a long and fruitful career in the steel industry and therefore is to become a valuable officer for the company. he has already been working as CEO at Salzgitter AG, focusing on the company’s steel segment. Mr Wiecha has been a valued finance and accounting specialist at VEBA Oel, Gerresheimer AG and Gerresheimer AG. He has a rich experience of managing financials as a CFO.

Schmolz + Bickenbach has been rather successful during its previous COO rule, Marcel Imhof. 2011 appeared to be very positive year with upward trends. Revenue increased by 25.8% to EUR 4 B, gross profit added 18.2% and equaled EUR 1.2 B, operating income rocketed by 47.3% to EUR 179.6 M, net income grew by 46.2% and comprised EUR 38 M. the results for the first half of 2013, however, are not satisfying. Revenue amounted to EUR 2 B, gross profit equaled EUR 624.7 M, operating and net income scored EUR 66.3 M and EUR 17.4 M, respectively.

Founded in 1919 and headquartered in Dusseldorf (Germany), Schmolz + Bickenbach AG engages in manufacture, processing and sales of steel products across all continents. The company has production facilities in Europe and North America. Its product range includes tool steel, free cutting steels, engineering steels, stainless, acid- and heat-resistant steels, special steels, bright steel and ETG. Schmolz + Bickenbach trades on Swiss Stock Exchange under the ticker STLN.

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Schmolz + Bickenbach AG Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
Date: Jan, 2013
Pages: 93

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