Mr. Binder has been employed by the company since 1999 in a variety of roles. By mutual agreement with the Wacker Neuson SE Supervisory Board, Mr. Binder has decided not to extend his current contract, which expires at the end of 2016. Both the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board thank Mr. Binder for his many years of dedicated service and his support in developing the Wacker Neuson Group and wish him all the best for his future endeavors.
Wilfried Trepels (52) will be taking over the position of CFO at Wacker Neuson. As of January 1, 2017, he will be responsible for finance, auditing and IT for the Group. Previously, Mr. Trepels spent over 11 years as CFO at another SDAX-listed concern: SAF-HOLLAND Group. Headquartered in Luxembourg, this group is a leading manufacturer of chassis-related systems and components primarily for trailers but also for trucks and buses. Mr. Trepels has also held the positions of Managing Director at Dürr Systems GmbH and Schenck Process GmbH (then both subsidiaries of Dürr AG) and Director of Finance at Dürkopp Adler AG. Mr. Trepels holds a degree in business administration, having studied economics, energy systems and process engineering at Aachen University (Germany).