Daniel Fink appointed CEO of M.A.X. Automation AG

DGAP-News: M.A.X. Automation AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

2016-02-05 / 13:43
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Daniel Fink appointed CEO of M.A.X. Automation AG

- Industry specialist expands hightech engineer's Management Board from April 1, 2016

Düsseldorf, February 5, 2016 - The Supervisory Board of M.A.X. Automation AG has appointed Mr. Daniel Fink (54) as the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect as of April 1, 2016. Fink will manage the business of the internationally operating hightech mechanical engineering specialist together with Fabian Spilker (42), who has been active as a Management Board member since 2013 and remains Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Daniel Fink, who has been appointed for a three-year period, succeeds former CEO Bernd Priske, who left the company in March 2015.

Daniel Fink draws on many years of management activity in various industrial sectors, especially in the project business and plant engineering areas, and has acquired extensive experience in tenures abroad. As of 2012, he was active as a partner at Swiss management consultants FinkRen GmbH. Previously, between 2008 and 2012, Mr. Fink held the position of President of the Warehouse & Distribution Solutions Division at Swisslog AG. Between 1994 and 2008, he held various managerial posts at the globally operating industrial group Georg Fischer, including positions in the USA and Shanghai.

Gerhard Lerch, Supervisory Board Chairman of M.A.X. Automation AG: "With Daniel Fink, we have gained an industrial specialist with extensive international experience for M.A.X. Automation. His appointment was preceded by a very meticulous selection process. Our Group, which has grown significantly over the past two years and has sharpened its strategic profile, now has a mutually highly complementary Management Board team to expand its market positions and further advance its internationalization."

Fabian Spilker, Management Board member of M.A.X. Automation AG: "I very much look forward to working together with Daniel Fink. This expansion of our Management Board enables us to exploit the business potentials of M.A.X. Automation AG at a faster pace."

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About M.A.X. Automation AG
M.A.X. Automation AG (WKN / German Securities Identification Number: 658090), which is based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is an internationally operating hightech mechanical engineering group and leading complete provider of integrated and complex system and component solutions. The company has two operating segments: in its Industrial Automation segment, the Group's extensive technological expertise enables it to act as an innovation leader in the development and production of integrated and proprietary solutions for manufacturing and assembly in the sectors of automotive, medical technology, packaging automation and electronics. In its Environmental Technology segment, M.A.X. Automation develops and installs technologically complex systems for the recycling, energy and raw materials industries.

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