05.11.2021 / Company, Press
Carsten Bovenschen new Chairman of the juwi Management Board. Christian Arnold takes over operational business in Germany.
The juwi AG’s supervisory board appointed Carsten Bovenschen and Christian Arnold to the company's executive board at today's meeting. From November 15, 2021, Carsten Bovenschen will be the new Chairman of the juwi Management Board. He will also be responsible for the finance department. On the same date, Christian Arnold takes over the operational business in Germany as a member of the Management Board. Stephan Hansen is still responsible for the international business of the juwi group. The juwi board is now fully occupied again.
Bovenschen has been active in the field of renewable energies and their storage for almost 15 years. Most recently he was CFO at Akasol AG in Darmstadt, a manufacturer of high-performance battery systems. Previously, the 57-year-old business graduate held managerial positions at various companies, including as CFO at photovoltaic company Solarwatt.
Christian Arnold, 51 years old and a graduate engineer, has been with the juwi group since 2017, after having previously worked as an OEM Field Service Leader at Swiss General Electric / ALSTOM AG. At juwi, he was most recently the technical director of the “Renewable Energies Germany” division.
"I am delighted that we have been able to gain two proven experts, Carsten Bovenschen and Christian Arnold, for the juwi board of directors, says Dr. Georg Müller, Chairman of the Board of Management of MVV Energie AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of juwi AG. “Both have extensive experience in the energy industry. The accelerated expansion of renewable energies is an important cornerstone for the implementation of the electricity transition as part of our 'Mannheim Model'. Carsten Bovenschen and Christian Arnold, together with Stephan Hansen, will play a key role on this path", Dr. Müller adds.
Carsten Bovenschen: “Juwi AG is a global company with excellent prospects, which also has a key task and a pioneering role in the upcoming energy transition. I am very much looking forward to my new role and especially to working with my colleagues in the juwi group”.
Christian Arnold: “Germany is internationally pioneering in its commitment to climate protection. In this important market, we want to continue to actively promote the expansion of renewable energies and thus contribute to the implementation of climate neutrality for Germany by 2045 ”.
Dr. Stephan Küßner will leave the board of directors of juwi AG on November 30, 2021. Küßner was temporarily appointed by MVV Energie AG as a member of the board at juwi AG on September 1, 2020, where he was most recently responsible for project development in Germany in addition to the finance department. "The entire supervisory board of juwi AG thanks Dr. Küßner expressly for his successful work since his appointment. We wish him all the best and continued success in his future tasks within the MVV Group, ”says Dr. Müller.
The juwi group is one of the leading specialists in renewable energies. The renewable energy pioneer offers complete project development as well as other services related to the construction and operation of renewable energy systems. The juwi group's business areas include primarily projects with wind and solar energy. The juwi group employs around 850 people worldwide and has projects and branches on every continent. Mannheim-based MVV Energie AG has been a partner and owner of the juwi group since the end of 2014.