Barbara Schädler new Head of Communications & Political Affairs

Starting on 1 April 2016, Barbara Schädler (53) will be responsible for Communications & Political Affairs of E.ON SE. In this position, as Senior Vice President, she will succeed Guido Knott, who has taken on the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors of E.ON Kernkraft, future Preussen Elektra, as of 1 January 2016.

Barbara Schädler trained as an economist and comes from Deutsche Lufthansa AG where she lead and repositioned the communications department while successfully meeting demanding communication challenges. In the ´90s she served as spokesperson for the German Federal Ministry of Finance. Her background includes positions at RWE AG, Fujitsu Siemens and SAP AG.

E.ON-CEO Johannes Teyssen: „With Barbara Schädler we have gained one of the most experienced and admired communication managers in the German business world. What´s more she knows the energy industry and its political environment well. We are happy to have her on board.“

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