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Dr Christian Ohlms joins SEFE's management team on 1 January 2024

The Supervisory Board of SEEHG Securing Energy for Europe Holding GmbH (SEEHG) has appointed the experienced finance and energy manager Dr Christian Ohlms as a member of the Executive Board of SEEHG

Christian Ohlms will also become Managing Director of SEFE Securing Energy for Europe GmbH (SEFE). On 1 January 2024, he will move from E.ON SE to the Management Council of SEFE as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

"In Christian Ohlms, we have found a qualified expert who will be responsible for finance, IT and infrastructure across the group," explains the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SEEHG, Reinhard Gorenflos. "Thanks to his previous roles and experience, he is well connected in the industry."

"On behalf of everyone at SEFE, I am delighted to welcome Christian Ohlms to the management team as we continue our transformation into a midstream company," said Dr Egbert Laege, CEO of SEFE.

"Securing our energy supply reliably in the future and actively driving forward the energy transition in Germany and Europe are the most important and exciting challenges facing the industry. I look forward to taking on these challenges together with a highly competent team," said Ohlms.

An industrial engineer with a doctorate from Darmstadt, Christian Ohlms began his career in 2000 at McKinsey & Company in Frankfurt and later New York.  In 2010, he moved to RWE Supply & Trading GmbH as Chief Operating Officer. Following the IPO of innogy SE in 2016, he was most recently responsible for the Grid & Infrastructure division as Divisional Board Member for Finance. After the takeover of innogy by E.ON, he first headed the Business Controlling Energy Networks division as Senior Vice President, then later Group Risk, Accounting & Controlling at E.ON. For more than three years, Ohlms has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MITGAS Mitteldeutsche Gasversorgung GmbH. Ohlms is married and the father of three daughters.


About SEFE
SEFE Securing Energy for Europe GmbH (SEFE) is an integrated midstream energy company headquartered in Berlin, Germany. SEFE is active in energy trading & portfolio management, sales, and storage operations and has its strongest presence in Germany and the United Kingdom. SEFE employs around 1.500 people and supplies more than 50.000 customers, in particular industrial customers, and municipal utilities in Germany and seven European markets. With sales volumes of more than 210 TWh gas SEFE plays a pivotal role in providing energy supply stability for Germany and Europe. SEFE is owned by the Federal Republic of Germany.

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