Lippstadt, 30 September 2020.
Dr. Lea Corzilius (31) will take over as Deputy Managing Director for the Human Resources department on 1 October 2020 and, as part of this position, will also be a member of the HELLA Management Board. This was decided by the HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA Shareholder Committee at its last meeting. Lea Corzilius has been working at HELLA since 2017. As a member of the Executive Board of the Lighting division, she was responsible for the division's global human resources management and global HR Analytics activities. Before joining HELLA, the doctor of economics worked for six years at the management consultancy firm McKinsey.
"With Dr. Corzilius, we are appointing a proven expert to the HELLA Management Board whose skills excellently cover all important HR topics and who has distinguished herself with her previous work at HELLA," says Carl-Peter Forster, Chairman of the HELLA Shareholder Committee. "We are also pleased that we have been able to fill this important management vacancy from within our own ranks and, therefore, have been able to set the course for continuing to successfully develop the company."
"I am extremely grateful for the trust placed in me and look forward to the new challenge," says Dr. Lea Corzilius. "Together with the global HELLA HR team, I would like to sustainably strengthen the company's market position for the future through strategic and innovative HR work."