Gigaset AG has appointed Dr. Magnus Ekerot (53) as new CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of the company for a period of three years. He is scheduled to take up his duties on January 1st, 2023 at the latest. Dr. Magnus Ekerot succeeds Klaus We?ing (65), until now CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Gigaset AG, who will leave the company in the course of 2023 at the latest to retire.
Dr. Ekerot, currently Senior Vice President at Bosch Security and Safety Systems, holds an MBA in strategic management and looks back on a career of more than 25 years with internationally renowned companies. Dr. Ekerot's career has focused on IT and technology. He has already held several CEO positions.
The Supervisory Board of Gigaset AG considers Dr. Ekerot to be the ideal person to lead Gigaset successfully into the next decade.