Frank Gumbinger leaves his post as CFO of Semperit AG Holding - Petra Preining is new CFO ad interim

09.03.2020 (Press information)

Vienna, Austria, 9 March 2020 – The CFO of Semperit AG Holding, Dipl.-Kfm. Frank Gumbinger, has asked the Supervisory Board to terminate his current contract early for personal reasons. The Supervisory Board has complied with this request. The employment relationship as Chief Financial Officer ends by mutual agreement with the Supervisory Board meeting on 19 March 2020, at which the financial statements are approved. Frank Gumbinger will act in an advisory capacity for Semperit until mid-August 2020.

"During his time at Semperit, Frank Gumbinger has rendered great services to the transformation of the company. We regret his departure, but respect his personal reasons and wish him ongoing success for his professional activities in Germany,” says Dr. Walter Koppensteiner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Semperit AG Holding.

Mag. Petra Preining, has been appointed as Frank Gumbinger’s successor ad interim. "Ms. Preining is a proven financial expert and has been a member of the Supervisory Board and the Audit Committee of Semperit AG Holding since 2017. She will be available on an interim basis until a long-term solution is found," Koppensteiner says.


Monika Riedel
Director Group Brand Management, Corporate Spokesperson
+43 676 8715 8620

Judit Helenyi
Director Investor Relations
+43 676 8715 8310

About Semperit:
The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is an internationally-oriented group that develops, produces, and sells in more than 100 countries highly specialised rubber products for the medical and industrial sectors: examination and surgical gloves, hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator handrails, construction profiles, cable car rings, and products for railway superstructures. The headquarters of this long-standing Austrian company, which was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna. The Semperit Group employs around 7,100 people worldwide, including about 3,800 in Asia and around 900 in Austria (Vienna and production site in Wimpassing, Lower Austria). The Group has 14 manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, and America. In 2018, the group generated revenue of EUR 878.5 million and an adjusted EBITDA (without one-off effects) of EUR 50.3 million.


Monika Riedel
Director Group Brand Management, Corporate Spokesperson
T +43 1 79777-620