In the year of the 90. company anniversary, this went hand in hand with a generational change within the control authority of the non-listed corporation.The long-standing Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Ulrich Bohle, did not offer himself for reelection again after having worked for the company for 45 years, out of which he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board for 7 years.After 56 years in the company and 12 years being member of the Supervisory Board, also Norbert Bohle has decided to step down from this honorable duty. Nevertheless, both will continue to provide advisory support to the new Supervisory Board also in future.
Dr. Markus Turwitt was elected new Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The 48-year old merchant from Hamburg has already been forming part of the Supervisory Board as Deputy Chairman for 7 years. Uta Kühne (née Bohle) and Markus Bohle were newly elected into the Supervisory Board as future Deputy Chairmen. In the last 5 years, both have regularly attended the meetings of the Supervisory Board in an advisory capacity and represent the fourth generation of the Bohle family.
"I am looking forward to working together with all of you and to facing the upcoming challenges in these times of change and transformation. Bohle AG is well positioned in its markets in order to be successful also in future", Dr. Turwitt said after the establishment of the new Supervisory Board. Being the brother-in-law of Markus Bohle and he also stands for the continuity of Bohle AG as a family business.
In conclusion the shareholders, the Supervisory Board and the Corporate Management thanked the long-time members Ulrich and Norbert Bohle with great applause for their tireless dedication for the benefit of the company and the employees.