The close cooperation between the REWE Group and FÜR SIE Handelsgenossenschaft is being further strengthened through personnel changes. At the annual general meeting of FÜR SIE eG shareholders on Friday, 27 May 2016, Alain Caparros, CEO of REWE Group, was elected as a new member of the supervisory board.
He takes the seat formerly held by Dr Martin Küssner. Dr Küssner will join the management board of FÜR SIE eG on 1 September 2016, where he will serve as board spokesman. He and Silke Rösler will constitute the management board of FÜR SIE eG. Board member Horst-Dieter Hartig is retiring for reasons of age. Dr Küssner has hitherto been a member of the Management Board of REWE in Germany.
FÜR SIE eG encompasses more than 200 member companies from all across the German commercial sector. Together, they achieve important competitive advantages while retaining their entrepreneurial independence. In addition to its core business of credit surety (del credere) and central settlement services, FÜR SIE offers its members access to a range of 4,000 contract suppliers as well as numerous services in the areas of logistics, IT and marketing.