Change in Group Management at Lindt & Sprüngli


Change in Group Management at Lindt & Sprüngli


Media release

Kilchberg, October 2, 2017 – Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG announces, that Kamillo Kitzmantel, CEO of Lindt & Sprüngli (Switzerland) AG and Member of the Group Management, has decided to retire and will leave the Lindt & Sprüngli Group by end of December 2017.

As of January 1, 2018, his responsibility in the function as CEO of Lindt & Sprüngli (Switzerland) AG will be assigned to Marco Peter who has been with Lindt & Sprüngli since the beginning of 2014, currently in the role as Country Manager of the Italian subsidiary Caffarel.

 

The duties as Group Management Member will be handed over to other Members of the Group Management.

 

In his various functions over the past 23 years, Kamillo Kitzmantel has made major contributions to the success of the Group. In his key role as CEO of Lindt & Sprüngli Switzerland, he successfully led the organization and turned the company into a dynamic, growing and profitable business unit in a challenging environment.

 

Dr. Dieter Weisskopf, CEO of the Lindt & Sprüngli Group, says: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, the Group Management and all employees I would like to take the opportunity to thank Kamillo Kitzmantel for his dedicated, strong commitment and outstanding contributions for the success of the company during all these years and wish him all the best for the future.”


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