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Weining appoints new CFO

Axel Steiger

Weinig AG, a leading technology provider for the solid wood and panel processing industry and small businesses, has a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Source:  Timberbiz

At its recent meeting, the Supervisory Board appointed 47-year-old Axel Steiger as successor to Chief Financial Officer Gerald Schmidt. Alongside CEO Gregor Baumbusch and CTO Dr. Mario Kordt, Axel Steiger is responsible for the finance and accounting division.

After undergoing training as a bank clerk and graduating in Business Administration, Steiger worked in various international corporations, most recently as CFO of a global manufacturer of rigid films. He will take office on 1 July 2020.

“With Axel Steiger we have been able to win an excellent, internationally experienced financial expert. We are convinced that with the newly completed Management Board, we are very well positioned to successfully continue the future development of the Weinig Group,” Supervisory Board chairman Dr. Thomas Bach said.