Just Klaus Deller, Knorr-Bremse had brought to the stock exchange - now he leaves, surprisingly the company.
The brake specialist Knorr-Bremse separates surprisingly and with immediate effect, of its Chairman of the Board Klaus Deller. "The reason for the resignation of Mr Deller are different views of leadership and cooperation," the company said.
The three other members of the management Board would now "carry out the tasks of the Chairman of the Board, as a community", to the Supervisory Board, a successor had to be found. The leadership exchange personal, not substantive issues.
"The Supervisory Board is fully behind the company's successful strategy of Knorr-Bremse AG. The development of the business is also in this year fully to Plan," stressed the company. The 57-year-old Deller was/since 2009 on the Board of the Munich-based family-run group, and since 2015 the chief.
half a year Ago, he brought 30 percent of the shares for almost four billion Euro on the stock exchange, and just recently he has presented good Figures for the previous year: the turnover of The car brakes supplier for load and trains increased significantly to 6.6 billion euros this year, he should climb to a minimum of 6.8 billion. The profit rose to 629 million euros. 45 percent of them want to pay, Knorr-Bremse following the annual General meeting in June, to the family of entrepreneurs Thiele and the other shareholders.
On the stock market the surprising thing for Deller provided however, for large uncertainty: The course bent around six percent. Knorr-Bremse is the world market leader in brakes for trains, and in the case of air brakes in trucks, but also train doors, heating and ventilation systems. The company employs about 28 500 employees. The IG Metall criticises the fact that Knorr-Bremse company is the only MDax-listed in binding to the metal collective.