Stada names new executive board memberJanuary 23, 2017
STADA Arzneimittel AG has named Dr. Barthold Piening as a full Member of the Executive Board with effect from July 1, 2017.
According to STADA, Piening will assume Executive Board responsibility for Production, Research and Development, Biotechnology as well as Quality Assurance and Control. Interim responsibility for these areas currently lies with Executive Board Chairman Dr. Matthias Wiedenfels and Chief Financial, Marketing and Sales Officer Helmut Kraft.
Ferdinand Oetker, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at STADA Arzneimittel AG commented: “We are extremely happy that we have been able to attract Dr. Piening, a proven expert, who will excellently complement the Executive Board team at STADA with his renowned expertise in efficient production management. We have thus established the scope necessary in the Executive Board to sustainably drive the initiated strategic development of the STADA Group forward.”
Dr. Wiedenfels, Chairman of the Executive Board at STADA Arzneimittel AG, said: “Not only does Barthold Piening have many years of strategic and operational experience in production environments at internationally-active pharmaceutical companies, but with a doctorate in pharmacy, he will also contribute outstanding professional expertise to our team. This is a further important step in optimally positioning STADA for the future from a production perspective. We are looking forward to working together.”