Osram appoints Kathrin Dahnke as Chief Financial Officer

Dahnke’s appintment is effective from 16 April

The supervisory board of OSRAM Licht AG has appointed Kathrin Dahnke (59) as a member of the management board.

Dahnke was most recently a member of the management board of the Neuss-based conglomerate Werhahn KG, which operates in the fields of building materials, consumer goods and financial services.

“Kathrin Dahnke has extensive experience with medium-sized as well as listed companies in transformation.

“She has gained great recognition in the industry as a versatile and crisis-tested financial manager and supervisory board member,” said Peter Bauer, chairman of the supervisory board of OSRAM Licht AG.

“We are delighted that she is taking on the continuing challenges facing our company with her proven financial expertise.”

Kathrin Dahnke succeeds Ingo Bank (51), who will move to ams AG as Chief Financial Officer on 1 May.

In her career to-date, the business graduate has worked in various industries, including Beiersdorf AG, Westdeutsche Landesbank and the former Gildemeister AG, always with a clear focus on the financial sector.

Through her membership in the supervisory boards of Fraport AG, B. Braun SE and Knorr-Bremse AG, she also brings extensive and comprehensive industry knowledge to her new position at OSRAM Licht AG. 

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