E.ON Forges Ahead with Strategic Leadership Changes

E.ON Forges Ahead with Strategic Leadership Changes

(IN BRIEF) E.ON, a major player in the energy sector, has finalized its board restructuring, appointing Marc Spieker as Chief Operating Officer Commercial and Nadia Jakobi as Chief Financial Officer, underlining a strategic pivot towards sustainable energy solutions. CEO Leonhard Birnbaum emphasized the pivotal role of a robust energy infrastructure in Europe’s future, praising the dedication of the new appointees to driving the company’s growth trajectory. With a €42 billion investment plan until 2028, E.ON aims to lead the charge in the green energy transition, prioritizing network expansion, digitization projects, and innovative electric vehicle solutions.

(PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 3-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the March announcement regarding changes to its Board of Management, E.ON (ETR: EOAN), one of Europe’s largest operators of energy networks and energy infrastructure, has embarked on its next phase of growth. Effective June 1st, Marc Spieker, former CFO of E.ON SE, assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer Commercial for the customer solutions business, overseeing segments Energy Retail and Energy Infrastructure Solutions. He succeeds Patrick Lammers, who has departed the company. Nadia Jakobi, former CEO of E.ON Energy Markets, has assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer, joining the E.ON Board of Management, which also includes CEO Leonhard Birnbaum, Thomas König, responsible for the Energy Networks segment, and Victoria Ossadnik, overseeing digitalization and innovation.

Leonhard Birnbaum, CEO of E.ON, emphasized the critical role of a future-proof energy infrastructure in enabling sustainable, secure, and affordable energy in Europe. He highlighted E.ON’s substantial investment plan, underlining the company’s commitment to driving this transformative agenda. Birnbaum expressed confidence in the newly appointed leaders, Nadia Jakobi and Marc Spieker, stating, “I look forward to collaborating with them to capitalize on the opportunities presented by the energy transition for E.ON.”

Nadia Jakobi echoed Birnbaum’s sentiment, emphasizing the growth opportunities in the evolving energy landscape and the necessity for significant investments in energy infrastructure. She underscored the importance of successfully implementing E.ON’s financing and investment strategy to support the company’s €42 billion investment program until 2028, aimed at advancing the energy transition in Europe.

Spieker highlighted the pivotal role of sustainable customer and energy infrastructure solutions in E.ON’s growth strategy and its contribution to Europe’s climate protection objectives. He expressed enthusiasm for leading this aspect of the business and inspiring stakeholders with sustainable energy solutions.

After navigating through years of fundamental restructuring and overcoming the energy crisis, E.ON now enters a decisive growth phase in the energy sector, focusing on network infrastructure and sustainable customer solutions. The company’s investment plan, totaling €42 billion through 2028, underscores its commitment to driving the green energy transition in Germany and Europe. Key areas of investment include network infrastructure, digitization projects, and solutions for electric vehicles, reaffirming E.ON’s position as a key player in shaping the future of energy.

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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 align them to future events or developments.

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