The Supervisory Board of Symrise AG approved an early contract extension for CFO Olaf Klinger (52). With his profound knowledge and extensive experience in the field, Olaf Klinger will continue to manage the finances for another five years until January 2024. Through the renewal of the CFO’s contract, Symrise is ensuring continuity and stability in the Executive Board.
As a member of the Executive Board, Olaf Klinger has been heading Symrise’s finance department since January 2016. Since his appointment, he has successfully supported the company in numerous strategic growth initiatives. He provided for instance a diverse range of financing instruments for the sale of the Pinova industrial activities in November 2016 and the acquisition of the British beverage specialist Cobell in May 2017. Symrise also benefited from his extensive knowledge of transactions and integration processes.