Bernhard Schretter plans to retire as a member of the board of metals specialist Plansee.

Schretter has reportedly worked for the Plansee Group for 34 years, including seven years in China and the USA, and was a Member of the Executive Board of Plansee Holding AG for the past 18 years. He will be replaced by Dr Wolfgang Köck, who has been with the Plansee High Performance Materials division for 32 years, serving as MD.

Karlheinz Wex, who has been a member of the company’s executive board for 19 years, will become its spokesperson.

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