Richard Unterhuber appointed CFO of the CPH Group

The Board of Directors of CPH Chemie + Papier Holding AG (SIX: CPHN) has appointed Richard Unterhuber as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the CPH Group. He will assume his new duties on 1 October.

Perlen, 31 March 2016 - Richard Unterhuber, who is 49, can draw on over 20 years of experience in the finance and controlling fields including, most recently, ten years as CFO of the internationally active Multi-Contact AG industrial group based in Allschwil, near Basel. Prior to this he held various executive finance and controlling positions at a number of industrial companies including the SCA Packaging Switzerland Group and Sarna (now Sika). The holder of a Diploma in Business Administration and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) qualification, he has also completed an MBA in Corporate Management.

Richard Unterhuber will join the CPH Group on 1 October and will take over as CFO from Deputy CFO Marcel Bernet, who is performing these duties on an interim basis following the departure of former CFO Manfred Ha?ner at the end of February. Mr. Unterhuber will also be a member of CPH Group Executive Management, reporting directly to Group CEO Dr. Peter Schildknecht.


CPH Chemie + Papier Holding AG
Dr. Peter Schildknecht, CEO, +41 41 455 87 57,
Christian Weber, Head of Corporate Communications, +41 41 455 87 51,

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