Yves Souguenet is to become the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the world-leading company group for machines and plants to process polyurethane.
Effective from 1 April 2023, Yves Souguenet will take on the role of CFO at the polyurethane specialists headquartered in Sankt Augustin, Germany. The management and advisory board at the Hennecke GROUP have deliberately selected a finance manager with international experience, a solid background in accounting and internal auditing, and considerable experience in managing machine construction companies.
The business graduate and certified tax consultant began his professional career in assurance services at one of the renowned big four auditing firms, and then held key positions in finance management at the national and international sites of one of Germany's largest, listed, industrial corporations. Before joining Hennecke, Yves Souguenet served as Managing Director and CFO at a group subsidiary for industrial compressor solutions. His areas of responsibility included finance & controlling, IT, sales & project management, and export control.
"I'm delighted to have Yves Souguenet on board as our new CFO. He complements our management team perfectly, bringing outstanding expertise in international management functions and a focus on growth and cost optimization," says Thomas Wildt, Hennecke GROUP CEO. "His track record in transforming businesses, increasing profitability, and optimizing reporting and controlling processes speaks for itself and will really support us," continues Wildt. "Under Yves Souguenet’s management, the Hennecke GROUP will remain on a profitable footing for the long-term with our Hennecke 2.0 strategy, redefining the global PUR market with high-grade, innovative technologies and services."
The Hennecke GROUP's management team includes Thomas Wildt, who as CEO oversees the areas of strategy, R&D, operations and HR, and Rolf Trippler, who as CSO is responsible for sales and service. As CFO, Yves Souguenet will assume global responsibility for purchasing and IT, in addition to finance and accounting.