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Change in the Supervisory Board of RWE AG: Thomas Kufen succeeds Günther Schartz

Essen, 26 October, 2021

The Supervisory Board of RWE AG has undergone a change. Essen’s District Court appointed Thomas Kufen, Mayor of the City of Essen, to the board as a shareholder representative, on 18 October.

Kufen succeeds Günther Schartz, the District Administrator of the Trier-Saarburg district. Schartz resigned from his office as a member of the Supervisory Board of RWE AG with effect as of the end of 30 September 2021, and had been a member of the board since April 2016.

Dr. Werner Brandt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RWE AG, explains: "On behalf of the entire Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Günther Schartz most sincerely for his commitment. Over the past five years, he has intensively supported RWE with his experience and expertise throughout its extensive transformation into one of the world's largest renewable energy companies." He adds: "We are delighted to have found a successor in Thomas Kufen, who knows both the energy sector and the company very well."


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