Christian Weller von Ahlefeld appointment to the GfK AG Management Board extended by a further five Years
Nuremberg, July 2, 2007 – The appointment of Christian Weller von Ahlefeld (49) as CFO and Management Board member with responsibility for Human Resources of GfK AG has been extended by a further five years.
The GfK AG Supervisory Board passed a unanimous resolution to extend his term of office to May 31, 2013 . Christian Weller von Ahlefeld, whose remit comprises finance, controlling and accounting as well as human resources and administration, took up his appointment to the Management Board of GfK AG on June 1, 2005 . At the time, in accordance with the principles of Corporate Governance, he was initially appointed for a term of three years up to 2008. Prior to joining GfK AG in 2005, Christian Weller von Ahlefeld, who completed his MBA at the Freie Universität Hamburg , held top management positions with the Tele-München Group, Siemens AG and J. P. Morgan.
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