Lippstadt, 23 August 2016.
The managing general partner of HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co., Dr. Jürgen Behrend (born in 1949), intends to retire at the end of the current fiscal year (31 May 2017) for reasons of age in coordination with the shareholders’ committee. Together with Hella Geschäftsführungsgesellschaft mbH, which since 2004 has been chaired by Dr. Rolf Breidenbach, he leads the management of the company and has the final say in all management matters. Following Dr. Jürgen Behrend‘s retirement, Hella Geschäftsführungsgesellschaft mbH will become the sole managing general partner of the company. Dr. Jürgen Behrend has been managing general partner of the company since 1987. He has announced to remain dedicated to the company and is also prepared to assume responsibility in the Shareholders’ Committee after his retirement.