Aubagne, September 18, 2017 – At its most recent meeting, the Board of Directors of Sartorius Stedim Biotech S.A. (SSB) resolved to appoint Dr. Lothar Kappich as a member of the Board. This election was required after former member Professor Arnold Picot, Ph.D., had unexpectedly passed away in July 2017.
Lothar Kappich, age 60, holds a university degree in economics and was the Managing Director of the real estate development company ECE Projektmanagement GmbH & Co. KG until he reached this company’s age limit for management board executives. Kappich is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SSB’s major shareholder Sartorius AG.
The SSB Board now consists of four men and three women: Joachim Kreuzburg (Chairman), Susan Dexter, Anne-Marie Graffin, Lothar Kappich, Liliane de Lassus, Bernard Lemaître and Henri Riey.