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DDr. Haio joins Kelheim Fibres as Chairman of Management Board
Jun '08
DDr. Haio Harms has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Management Board of Kelheim Fibres GmbH. He replaces Nikolaus Leendertz who has acted as the company's interim CEO since January 2008.

DDr. Haio Harms, born 1950, started his career in Austria in 1983 and has worked for Lenzing AG for 25 years, holding management positions in Asia (technical director, then CEO of the Lenzing subsidiary P.T. South Pacific Viscose) and in Austria (amongst others: Head of Strategic Planning Head of R&D, Head of Legal Services).

Before taking the assignment in Kelheim, he held the position of an Executive Vice President. DDr. Haio Harms has a thorough knowledge of the fibre industry throughout the world.

He has international management experience and is known in the industry as a specialist for cellulose fibre technology.. The Supervisory Board expects that with the appointment of DDr. Haio Harms Kelheim Fibres GmbH will extend it's position as one of the world's leading producers of high quality and speciality viscose fibres.

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