Mr Stephan Kamphues, currently spokesman of the Board of Managing Directors of Open Grid Europe GmbH (“OGE“), a 100% subsidiary of Vier Gas Transport GmbH (“VGT“), shall be appointed as additional managing director of VGT as per July 1, 2017. Within VGT, Kamphues’ future task is to concentrate and drive ahead European, cross-grid and strategic subjects.
Dr. Jörg Bergmann shall succeed as spokesman of OGE’s Board of Managing Directors. Until a decision has been made regarding a successor for his current position as commercial managing director (“chief financial officer”), all tasks will be controlled by the remaining three members of the OGE management team.
In future, the gas infrastructure business will have to concentrate on two prime tasks. In the energy turnaround process, a key function will be assumed by it with regard to the coupling of energy sectors. Within the European context, it has to respond to significantly changing import gas flows. It is of decisive importance to drive its own development with a dynamic innovation culture. With the appointment of Stephan Kamphues, the Vier Gas Group is positioning itself for this purpose in Terms of management.