Wienerberger AG‘s Supervisory Board has appointed Carlo Crosetto as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He succeeds Willy Van Riet as of 1 March 2020.
Willy Van Riet, who has been CFO since 2007, stepped down after 12 years in office for family reasons on 31 December 2019.
Carlo Crosetto (48) is a proven leader with compelling international experience. In his 26-years career he has held various finance leadership positions within the Daimler Group in Europe and Asia. After that, he became CFO of the RMA Group, a leading Southeast Asian conglomerate, and since 2017 he has been CFO of the German M-DAX listed mechanical and plant engineering Group Dürr AG. In his top finance management positions, he has demonstrated his strong leadership, in-depth expertise in all areas of finance and financial markets as well as sound ability to transform organizations in dynamic market environments. Carlo Crosetto has an excellent track record in building world class financial organizations.
Wienerberger CEO Heimo Scheuch: “Willy van Riet has been a firm pillar of our company for two decades and has played a decisive role in shaping our success as CFO since 2007. On behalf of the entire company, I would like to thank him for his outstanding performance. Without him, we would not be able to carry out the current growth opportunities. I look forward to continuing the successful course with my colleagues and wish Willy and his family all the best for the years to come.”
As of 1 March 2020 the Managing Board of Wienerberger AG will comprise Heimo Scheuch (CEO), Carlo Crosetto (CFO) and Solveig Menard-Galli (CPO). Heimo Scheuch will assume all responsibilities of the CFO until Carlo Crosetto starts in his new function.