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Executive Board
Prof. Dr. Reimund Neugebauer, President, Corporate Management and Research
Prof. (Univ. Stellenbosch) Dr. Alfred Gossner, Finance and Controlling (incl. Business Administration, Purchasing and Real Estate), IT
Dr. Alexander Kurz, Personnel and Legal Department

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