The Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG amended the structure of its Managing Board with the addition of a deputy chairman position. Dr. Dominik von Achten, Managing Board member in charge of the North America group, group purchasing and the competence center materials, assumed the role on Feb. 1. It was also announced that Dr. Bernd Scheifele will continue as chairman of the Managing Board for the next five years.

Fritz-Jürgen Heckmann, chairman of the Supervisory Board, stated, “HeidelbergCement is very glad that both Dr. Scheifele and Dr. von Achten, together with the management and employees of the company, will continue their successful work of the past years. This step will guarantee continuity in the years to come as well as a trusting and constructive cooperation between Supervisory Board and Managing Board.”