BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (Marketwire) -- 10/01/10 -- In view of RHJ International's ("RHJI") current transformation and its ultimate exclusive focus on financial services, RHJI is pleased to announce today the appointment of Dr. Martha Boeckenfeld to the position of Chief Financial Officer of RHJI succeeding to Mr. Jean-Marc Roelandt.
Dr. Boeckenfeld joined RHJI in May of 2007. Prior to her new appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Boeckenfeld was a Managing Director of RHJI and was primarily focused on the development of RHJI's financial services business, including the acquisition of Kleinwort Benson. Before joining RHJI, Dr. Boeckenfeld served as Member of the Executive Board of Winterthur Group and held various positions at Winterthur Group, including Head of Transaction and Divestiture, Group Reinsurance, Head of the Integration from Winterthur to Axa and Regional Chief Financial Officer Asia Non-Life. Dr. Boeckenfeld brings over 13 years of financial services expertise to her new role at RHJI.
Mr. Roelandt, who served as Chief Financial Officer since March of 2007, will become a Managing Director of RHJI and of Kleinwort Benson Group. In his new role, Mr. Roelandt will lead certain integration efforts in RHJI's further transformation into a financial services firm and assume broader responsibilities in its transaction activities.
About RHJ International:
RHJ International (Euronext: RHJI) is a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Belgium, having its registered office at Avenue Louise 326, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. RHJI is transforming itself from a diversified industrial holding company into an active and dynamic financial services group. For further information visit: www.rhji.com.
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