Lenzing Group Names Rohit Aggarwal as Incoming CEO

Lenzing Group Names Rohit Aggarwal as Incoming CEO

(IN BRIEF) The Lenzing Group has appointed Rohit Aggarwal to the Management Board, where he will initially oversee the fiber division and later succeed Stephan Sielaff as CEO when Sielaff’s contract expires in March 2025. Aggarwal brings decades of experience in the textile and chemical industries and is well-versed in Lenzing’s core business. The appointment is part of Lenzing’s ongoing strategy to strengthen its leadership in the sustainable fiber market.

(PRESS RELEASE) LENZING, 29-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Lenzing Group, a prominent supplier of regenerated cellulose fibers for the textile and nonwovens industries, has announced the appointment of Rohit Aggarwal to the Management Board. Aggarwal will assume responsibility for the fiber division in the third quarter and later transition to the role of CEO following the departure of current CEO Stephan Sielaff, whose contract expires at the end of March 2025.

Rohit Aggarwal brings extensive experience as a strategic business economist and global leader in the textile and chemical industries. With a robust background in strategic market development and management team formation across Europe, the USA, and Asia, Aggarwal is well-versed in Lenzing’s core business areas.

Stephan Sielaff, who led the company through a challenging period marked by multiple crises, will leave Lenzing Group by March 2025. Cord Prinzhorn, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, praised Sielaff’s leadership and expressed confidence in Aggarwal’s capabilities. “We are pleased to welcome Rohit Aggarwal, an international leader with profound knowledge of textile markets and environmentally friendly fibers, to our Management Board and as the future CEO.”

Sielaff reflected on his tenure, highlighting the significant efforts and changes at Lenzing that have laid the foundation for the company’s future success. “It fills me with pride and gratitude to have contributed to such a fantastic company,” he said.

Aggarwal expressed his enthusiasm for the new role, stating, “I am excited to strengthen Lenzing as a leading player in the sustainable fiber industry. Building on the strong foundation in place, I look forward to working with the team to expand the business and grow its iconic brands to their full potential.”

This leadership transition marks a new chapter for Lenzing Group as it continues to advance its position in the global sustainable fiber market.

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