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Richard Unterhuber appointed CFO of the CPH Group

Friday, Apr 01, 2016

Richard Unterhuber, who is 49, can draw on over 20 years of experience in the finance and controlling fields including, most recently, ten years as CFO of the internationally active Multi-Contact AG industrial group based in Allschwil, near Basel. Prior to this he held various executive finance and controlling positions at a number of
industrial companies including the SCA Packaging Switzerland Group and Sarna (now Sika). The holder of a Diploma in Business Administration and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) qualification, he has also completed an MBA in Corporate Management.

Richard Unterhuber will join the CPH Group on 1 October and will take over as CFO from Deputy CFO Marcel Bernet, who is performing these duties on an interim basis following the departure of former CFO Manfred Häner at the end of February. Mr. Unterhuber will also be a member of CPH Group Executive Management, reporting directly to Group CEO Dr. Peter Schildknecht.

CPH Chemie + Papier Holding AG
Dr. Peter Schildknecht, CEO, +41 41 455 8757,
Christian Weber, Head of Corporate Communications, +41 41 455 8751,

About CPH
CPH is an internationally active and diversified industrial group which is headquartered in Switzerland. The CPH Group develops, manufactures and distributes chemical products, wood-based paper and pharmaceutical packaging films. The Group and its subsidiaries maintain production facilities in Switzerland, Germany, the USA and China. With a total workforce of 858 employees, the Group generated net sales of CHF 420 million in 2015. The shares of the Group’s holding company CPH Chemie + Papier Holding AG are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker: CPHN).


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