SAF-HOLLAND SE: Change in the Management Board of SAF-HOLLAND SE


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Change in the Management Board of SAF-HOLLAND SE

- Inka Koljonen, CFO of SAF-HOLLAND SE, resigns as of January 31, 2022 to pursue a new professional challenge

- CEO Alexander Geis will take over the CFO responsibility on an interim basis

- The Supervisory Board thanks Mrs Koljonen for the good cooperation

Bessenbach, January 19, 2022. Inka Koljonen, member of the Management Board of SAF-HOLLAND SE responsible for Finance, Accounting and Controlling, Internal Audit, IT, Legal and Compliance and Investor Relations, Corporate & ESG Communications, since September 1, 2020 resigns with effect from January 31, 2022 in order to pursue a new professional challenge with a large German truck manufacturer. SAF-HOLLAND CEO Alexander Geis will take over the CFO responsibility on an interim basis as of February 1, 2022.

"The Supervisory Board regrets Mrs Koljonen's decision to leave the company ahead of time", says Dr. Martin Kleinschmitt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SAF-HOLLAND SE. "We would like to thank Mrs Koljonen for her commitment und the good, trustful and successful cooperation as well as her contributions to the company. We wish her much success in her future professional development".

SAF-HOLLAND CEO Alexander Geis adds: "Inka has made a significant contribution to the new focus of the CFO responsibility. I sincerely thank her for her commitment. We respect her decision but regret it very much. All of us in the company wish her much success and all the best for the future".

The Supervisory Board of SAF-HOLLAND SE has started a selection process to identify a suitable successor.



Petra Müller
Head of Investor Relations, Corporate and ESG Communications
Tel: +49 (0) 6095 301 918



SAF-HOLLAND SE, located in Bessenbach, is one of the leading international manufacturers of chassis-related assemblies and components, primarily for trailers and trucks. In addition to axle and suspension systems, the product range includes fifth wheels, coupling systems, kingpins and landing gear, which are sold under the SAF, Holland, Neway, KLL, V.Orlandi and York brands. SAF-HOLLAND supplies original equipment manufacturers (OEM) on six continents. In the Aftermarket business, the Company supplies replacement parts to manufacturers' service networks (OES), wholesalers, and, with the help of distribution centers, to end customers and service centers via an extensive global sales network. With the innovation offensive "SMART STEEL - ENGINEER BUILD CONNECT", SAF-HOLLAND combines mechanics with sensors and electronics and is driving forward the digital networking of commercial vehicles and logistics chains. Around 3,600 committed employees worldwide are already working on the future of the transport industry today. Further information is available at:


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