Ennepetal, Germany. The Mankel family as the shareholders of DORMA Holding GmbH + Co. KGaA (DORMA Group) have appointed Bernd Brinker (49) to the post of Chief Financial Officer of the DORMA Group, starting November 1, 2014.
Bernd Brinker’s last position was as Head of Corporate Portfolio Management and M&A with Evonik Industries AG, and he was instrumental in driving the successful strategic and financial progress of the company. From 2001 to 2006 he was head of the Corporate functions Finance and Investor Relations at Degussa AG. As DORMA Group CFO he will be responsible for the Group’s Finance, Controlling, Accounting, Tax, IT, Legal and Compliance activities.
“We are delighted to have persuaded Bernd Brinker to accept this important and demanding position. He is a proven and ‘get things done’ financial expert with many years of managerial experience in various globally active industrial companies,” says the Mankel family. “Bernd Brinker will drive the expansion of DORMA Group’s financial reach and, in so doing, provide additional impetus to our forward progress,” states DORMA Chief Executive Officer, Thomas P. Wagner.
Bernd Brinker succeeds Michael Flacke (54), Head of the Finance Division since 2000 and Member of the Executive Board since 2010, who is leaving the company due to a difference of opinion as to the strategic further development of DORMA’s financial activities. “On behalf of the Executive Board and the shareholders of the DORMA Group, we would like to express our gratitude to Michael Flacke for his many years of service and successful contribution he has made to the development of the company. We wish him all the best for the future”, adds Thomas P. Wagner.