dormakaba appoints Christina Johansson as Chief Financial Officer

dormakaba appoints Christina Johansson as Chief Financial Officer

Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Rümlang, 5 October 2022 – The Board of Directors of dormakaba Holding AG has appointed Christina Johansson as new Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee of dormakaba Group effective 1 December 2022. She succeeds Kaspar W. Kelterborn, who has been acting as Interim CFO since April 2022. ‚Äč

Christina Johansson joins dormakaba from Bilfinger SE (Mannheim, Germany) where she has been CFO and a member of the Executive Board since 2018; in addition, from January 2021 to March 2022, she was Interim CEO. Bilfinger SE is a leading international industrial service provider for the process industry, focusing on the chemical, energy and biopharma industries. Says Jim-Heng Lee, CEO dormakaba Group: “I am pleased to welcome Christina Johansson to dormakaba and our leadership team. Her broad experience as an entrepreneurially thinking finance leader and her excellent track record will serve us well in implementing our growth strategy Shape4Growth over the coming years”.

Prior to her roles as CFO and Interim CEO at Bilfinger SE, Christina Johansson was CFO of Bucher Industries Group from 2016 to 2018 and of SR Technics Group from 2014 to 2016 (both Zurich, Switzerland). In addition, she is a member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of both Emmi Group (Switzerland) and About You Group (Germany). Overall, she has over 25 years of international experience as a financial manager, executive leader, and board member of stock-listed companies in manufacturing, the service industry and consulting. Says Christina Johansson: “dormakaba is a company with great potential operating in an attractive industry. I am looking forward to join dormakaba and work with the team to turn opportunities into accelerated profitable growth.”

To ensure a smooth transition, Kaspar W. Kelterborn, dormakaba Interim CFO since 1 April 2022, is committed to stay in the company until end of December 2022. Says Jim-Heng Lee, CEO dormakaba Group: “On behalf of the Board of Directors and my colleagues on the Executive Committee I would like to thank Kaspar for his very valuable contributions of the past months and wish him all the best for his professional and private future.”

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dormakaba is a leading global provider in the access solutions market. The company reimagines access by setting industry standards for smart systems and sustainable solutions across the lifecycle of a building. Around 16,000 employees worldwide provide their expertise to a growing customer base in more than 130 countries.