Gerresheimer Names Christian Fischer CEO

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Geresheimer has appointed Christian Fischer, PhD, as the company's new CEO. He succeeds Uwe Röhrhoff.

Dr. Fischer has been a part of Geresheimer's management board since August of 2017. He brings with him 24 years of experience working at BASF SE, where he most recently served as president of performance chemicals. 

Chairman of the supervisory board, Axel Herberg, PhD, stated, “The supervisory board would like to thank Uwe Röhrhoff for the outstanding work he has done for Gerresheimer AG. In his 26 years at Gerresheimer, including seven as CEO, he played a key role in determining the company’s strategic focus as well as in securing major acquisitions, reshaping the corporate portfolio, and delivering operational projects. In other words, he has been instrumental in the success that Gerresheimer currently enjoys. We would like to wish Uwe Röhrhoff all the best in his professional and personal endeavors. We have found an exceptional successor in Christian Fischer, who has demonstrated excellent leadership skills and brings many years of industry experience. Together with him, we are looking forward to continuing driving Gerresheimer's future success.”