Adhoc: Manfred Bender Joins PVA TePla AG as CEO from January 1, 2021, Alfred Schopf Co-CEO until Annual General Meeting in June 2021

The PVA TePla AG Supervisory Board today resolved to appoint Manfred Bender (55) as a member of the Management Board and CEO of the technology company from January 1, 2021 onwards.

He will thus succeed Alfred Schopf (63) as CEO, who will leave PVA TePla AG at the Annual General Meeting in June 2021 when his contract expires. Starting in January 2021, Bender and Schopf will head the company together as part of a transition phase.

Manfred Bender held various positions from 1998 bis 2017, most recently as CEO of the listed manufacturing Group PFEIFFER Vacuum Technology AG. He has been the CFO of biotech company Brain AG since December 2018.

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