16/11/2022 | Ingredients

Hochdorf Group: Thomas Freiburghaus becomes new CFO

The Hochdorf Group appoints a new CFO. Thomas Freiburghaus takes over the role from Gerhard Mahrle, who has held the position ad interim since 4 July 2022. Thomas Freiburghaus brings international industry experience from previous professional positions and successful strategic transformations. He will join the powder-drying specialists based in Hochdorf (LU) and Sulgen (TG) from Stadler Deutschland GmbH by 1 May 2023 or earlier.

Ralph Siegl, CEO and Board Delegate of the group, comments on the planned change in the group management: “With the appointment of Thomas Freiburghaus, we have gained an experienced all-rounder with broad financial expertise in the manufacturing industry. He will provide effective support in our strategy implementation and important momentum as we move forward.”

Most recently, Thomas Freiburghaus was Managing Director and CFO of Stadler Deutschland GmbH, a subsidiary of Stadler in Berlin. In addition to a strong operational focus, he has broad strategic business management experience gained in previous management positions in other industrial companies in Switzerland and abroad.