Incumbent CFO of Nordex SE Christoph Burkhard will step down early for personal reasons and resign from office with effect of 28 February 2021. He will pursue new professional challenges in the future. Dr Ilya Hartmann, currently CEO Division Europe at Nordex, has joined the management board of Nordex SE on 1 January 2021 and will take over as CFO from 1 March 2021.
“We very much regret the early termination of Christoph Burkhard’s service contract, which is done by best mutual agreement. Mr Burkhard has contributed significantly to the successful transformation and reorientation of Nordex over the past four years. We would like to expressly thank him for his excellent work and wish him very well and much success for the future”, says
Dr Wolfgang Ziebart, chairman of the supervisory board of Nordex SE.
Christoph Burkhard has been responsible for finance at Nordex since 1 October 2016. During his tenure, he successfully supported the company’s growth strategy and global transformation, in particular with corresponding financing
and capital market initiatives.
Dr Ilya Hartmann has served in various management positions at Nordex since 2017. As CEO of the Division Europe he has been a member of the Group’s extended senior leadership since 2018. Dr Hartmann holds a PhD in law and before joining Nordex he has held senior positions with operational responsibility for more than ten years in the renewables industry, including
in Spain and in the US.
Dr Wolfgang Ziebart: “We are very pleased to have been able to retain with Dr Hartmann a seasoned executive for this important management position from within our own ranks. With his support, we will continue to drive forward the successful transformation of the company.”