Christopher Delbrück appointed CEO at E.ON Global Commodities SE in Düsseldorf

  • Christopher Delbrück follows Klaus Schäfer as CEO of E.ON’s trading unit
  • David Port and Damian Bunyan join the board

06-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Christopher Delbrück has been appointed CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of E.ON Global Commodities SE (EGC) in Düsseldorf. He will take over from Klaus Schäfer from October 1, 2013, who had been appointed Member of the E.ON SE Board effective September 1. Klaus Schäfer will follow Marcus Schenck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of E.ON SE beginning of October.

The new Chairman of the EGC Supervisory Board, Leonhard Birnbaum, said: “I am pleased that Christopher has taken on this role, since he has comprehensive knowledge of the EGC business. Being known as a decisive leader, he will ensure that the company is developing well despite the challenges in the market.”

Christopher Delbrück joined E.ON in 2002 and held various executive positions in the E.ON Group since then, including Vice President Corporate Development Central Europe and European Gas of E.ON AG (now SE), CFO of E.ON Nordic, before taking over as CFO of former E.ON Energy Trading in 2010 and former E.ON Ruhrgas in 2011. He holds a diploma in economics from Kiel University and a master degree from Harvard Kennedy School.

Christopher is looking forward to the new tasks: “I’m excited to lead EGC on its global growth trajectory, which is a vital part of the E.ON strategy. We have clear directions for developing our business in the U.S. and Asia and for supporting E.ON’s non-European growth areas.”

The EGC board will have an additional board function for process and systems optimization (CPO) and introduce the role of the Chief Risk Officer (CRO).

The role of the Chief Risk Officer will be taken over by David Port. UK-born David has extensive industry experience and held a number of senior management positions in risk management and trading both in the energy and banking sector including positions at Florida Power & Light, Standard Chartered Bank, Citadel Investment Group and most recently at Infinium Capital Management in Chicago. He holds a university degree in physics.

The new Chief Process Officer will be Damian Bunyan with effect of October 15. Damian is joining EGC from E.ON IT, where he has been member of the Management Board responsible for the IT infrastructure life cycle and the delivery of infrastructure. Damian joined E.ON UK (former Powergen) in 1998 and he held various commercial positions in E.ON since then, including General Manager Strategic Accounts at E.ON UK and Head of Industrial Sales at E.ON Sales & Trading. Damian holds a university degree in business administration.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by E.ON Group management and other information currently available to E.ON. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. E.ON SE does not intend, and does not assume any liability whatsoever, to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.



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