ERJ staff report (TP)
Weinheim, Germany – Dr. Wolfram Freudenberg retired from the chair of the board of partners at Freudenberg, having reached the retirement age of 73 on 24 June.
The body elected Martin Wentzler as its new chairman.
Dr. Freudenberg had been a member of the board of partners since 1975 and its Chairman since 2005. He took a rest from office between 1988 and 1991.
In the past nine years, he oversaw the strategic development of the company – in particular the corporate legal reorganisation and establishment of Freudenberg SE.
Wentzler, like Dr. Freudenberg, is also a great-great-grandson of Carl Johann Freudenberg, the founder of the company.
In 1993 Wentzler was elected to the Freudenberg & Kommanditgesellschaft board of partners. Since then he has been a member of the human resources and audit committees, and since the beginning of 2013 deputy chairman of the board of partners / supervisory board. In addition, he represents partners' interests as CEO of Treuhand Weinheim.