E.ON appoints new CEO in German business

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E.ON appoints new CEO in German business

E.ON has announced that Robert Hienz is to succeed Rolf Fouchier on the management board of the Germany regional unit and as CEO of E.ON’s retail sales arm in Germany.

Robert Hienz will join the management board of E.ON Deutschland and become Chief Executive Officer of E.ON Energie Deutschland, E.ON’s retail sales arm in Germany, on February 1. In addition to these new roles, he will remain CEO of E.ON Connecting Energies.

Robert Hienz, who studied engineering and economics, joined E.ON in 2002. After a number of management roles in sales, he became a member of the management board of E.ON France in 2008, was Senior Vice President of E.ON Downstream activities at Regional Coordination in 2011, and CEO of E.ON Connecting Energies in 2013.

E.ON Energie Deutschland supplies residential, commercial and major industrial clients nationwide with power and natural gas products and is one of the leading energy companies in Germany. In addition, the company provides a full range of innovative one-stop energy services such as complete photovoltaic solutions for the industry.

E.ON Connecting Energies is active in several countries across Europe, including Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy. It offers integrated energy solutions for industrial and commercials customers and for the public sector. The company is focused on decentralized generation and energy efficiency.

In his roles as member of the management board of E.ON Deutschland and as CEO of E.ON Energie Deutschland Robert Hienz will succeed Rolf Fouchier, who will step down on January 31.

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