Pressemitteilung BoxID: 238922 (RWE AG)
  • RWE AG
  • Opernplatz 1
  • 45128 Essen
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  • Volker Heck
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The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RWE AG, Dr. Thomas R. Fischer


(PresseBox) (Essen, ) At its meeting on 12 February 2009, the Personnel Affairs Committee of the RWE AG Supervisory Board decided to propose to the RWE AG Supervisory Board the appointment of Dr. Rolf Martin Schmitz as Member of the Executive Board of RWE AG at its meeting on 24 February 2009.

Conditional upon agreement by the Supervisory Board, Dr. Rolf Martin Schmitz will be responsible for the German generation, grid and retail business.

Dr. Rolf Martin Schmitz was born in 1957, is married and father of two children. His career included positions with STEAG AG in Essen, Veba AG in Duesseldorf, CEO of rhenag AG in Cologne, CEO of Thuega AG in Munich and Chairman of the Management Board of E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH in Hanover. He was appointed CEO of RheinEnergie AG in Cologne in 2006. Also, Schmitz has been President of the energy trade association BDEW since 2008.