(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmission system operator 50Hertz increases its management board members to five with the appointment of Sylvia Borcherding on 1 January 2020. The 50Hertz supervisory board has decided on the appointment on 19 September 2019.
50Hertz as a transmission system operator needs to adopt in terms of staff expansion and integration to the increasing Europeanisation of the markets, the quickly progressing digitisation and the successful implementation of the energy transition in particular.
Composition of 50Hertz Management Board since 1 January 2020
Chief Executive Officer: Stefan Kapferer
Chief Technical Officer: Dr. Frank Golletz
Chief Markets and System Operations Officer: Dr. Dirk Bierman
Chief Financial Officer: Marco Nix
Chief Human Resources Officer: Sylvia Borcherding
Sylvia Borcherding has held leading positions in the Metro group, at healthcare provider IAS and at outsourcing specialist Capita. She was also active as a freelance organisational consultant. Sylvia has been the 50Hertz Chief HR Officer for already a year.
Sylvia Borcherding, 50Hertz Chief HR Officer, said: “HR departments should not just focus on their own further development. Above all, they should become enablers for the transformation of their company. Providing appropriate framework conditions for new forms of working and the further development of the employees continues to gain importance as a factor for success. All of these subjects are very important to me and I am working to offer our employees new perspectives through our integrated talent management, all the while ensuring that our exceptional corporate culture is maintained. I feel that we should especially focus on the joint projects within the Elia Group with the intention of further developing our common strengths.”
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