Bitterfeld-Wolfen, 29 April 2010: In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Q-Cells SE appointed Dr. Marion Helmes as the company's new Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 July 2010. Since 1997, Dr. Helmes has held several positions at ThyssenKrupp AG. She is currently a Member of the Board of ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG and as Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the controlling, accounting, finance, corporate development and mergers & acquisitions departments. The ThyssenKrupp Elevator Division with almost 43,000 employees, last year generated a turnover of € 5.3 billion.
Dr. Marion Helmes takes over as head of the financial unit from Dr. Nedim Cen, who holds the post of Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis and has been Chairman of the Board of Q-Cells SE since March 2010.