During the 14 years under his leadership, Gurit has developed a strong strategic position in wind energy and industrial lightweighting. Both sales and profitability of the Group have increased significantly. The search process for the future CEO of Gurit Holding AG has already been initiated. The nomination will be announced in due course.
The Board of Directors has also laid the groundwork for a succession planning geared towards continuity: Rudolf Hadorn will be proposed for election to the Board of Directors at the 2021 Annual General Meeting. He would replace Urs Kaufmann, who will not be available for re-election after 15 years on the Board of Directors. It is also planned that Rudolf Hadorn will be proposed for election as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the 2022 General Meeting and will then succeed Peter Leupp.