Changes in the Executive Board team of Phoenix Contact
On 1 January 2018, Axel Wachholz (47) will complete the Executive Board team of Phoenix Contact as Chef Financial Officer (CFO). The candidate selection for filling the vacancy of the CFO position was managed by the Advisory Board chaired by Dr. Eberhard Veit on behalf of the company’s shareholders. As of 2018 the Executive Board team of the Phoenix Contact Group will have again four responsible persons: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Frank Stührenberg, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Roland Bent, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Prof. Gunther Olesch and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Axel Wachholz.
Axel Wachholz studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University Dortmund, Germany. After graduating, Axel Wachholz worked in industry and consulting while increasingly focusing on financial and controlling issues. Since 2011, Axel Wachholz had been working as CFO in the family owned company Viega located in Attendorn in the Sauerland region. In his function as CFO, Axel Wachholz will take responsibility for the units of Finance & Controlling as well as Corporate Governance, Tax and Legal.
Source: Phoenix Contact