Management and Structure
Chairman of the Board of SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH
Petr Cingr assumes the position as CEO of SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH as of January 1, 2021. Petr Cingr has already served as chairman of the Supervisory Board at SKW Piesteritz.
Petr Cingr has many years of experience in managing industrial corporations and began his career in 1991 at Kaučuk, a.s., which he left as CEO in 2002 to assume the position of CEO at Chemopetrol, a.s., the largest petrochemical company in the Czech Republic. Since 2007, Petr Cingr has been vice chairman of the Board of Directors at AGROFERT, a.s. At the AGROFERT Group, he was in charge of restructuring the meat sector in agricultural businesses, compound feed plants and food and chemical companies in Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Petr Cingr was managing director of Kostelecké uzeniny, the largest meat processing company in the Czech Republic. Since 2011, he has been the director of the fertilizer and fuel division of the AGROFERT Group and heads their activity in Germany. The AGROFERT Group in Germany includes LIEKEN and SKW Piesteritz.
Petr Cingr was born in Kladno, Czech Republic, on May 18, 1968. He is married and has three children.
He is a member of the following organs:
- vice chairman of the Board of Directors of AGROFERT, a.s.
- chairman of the Board of Directors of Duslo, a.s., Lovochemie, a.s., Preol, a.s., Greenchem B.V. and Ethanol Energy, a.s.
- chairman of the Supervisory Board of LIEKEN GmbH starting January 2021
- president of the Association of Chemical Industry of the Czech Republic
Managing Director of SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH
Carsten Franzke, born on 27 November 1965, has held the role of managing director at SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH since February 2009.
Carsten Franzke is someone who learned the ropes from the bottom up at the nitrogen plant. He began his apprenticeship as a maintenance mechanic in 1982 with his high school diploma. He then completed an apprenticeship as an technical sales representative and later studied at the Berlin School of Economics.
From 1995 to 1998, he held the role of managing director at Agrochemie Handelsgesellschaft mbH in Berlin, which is now AGROFERT Deutschland GmbH. As managing director of Borealis Agrolinz Melamine Deutschland GmbH in Lutherstadt Wittenberg from 1999 to 2005, he supported the setting up and establishment of the company in the Agro-Chemie Park. He held the role of central divisional manager for finance and controlling at SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH from 2000 to 2009.
The avid sportsman and pop music lover has one child.
CFO of SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH
Torsten Klett has many years of management experience in various industrial companies. After holding posts in the power generation division of the E.ON Group including head of operative controlling and in the controlling department at Q.Cells SE (now Hanwha Q.Cells GmbH) among others, he took over the management of the central finance/controlling and IT division at SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH in 2013.
Torsten Klett was born on 16 December 1970 in Halle (Saale). He is married with two children.
Board of Directors
Representatives of Shareholders
- Dr. Miloslav Spěváček, Vorsitzender
- Karel Vabroušek, Stellvertreter
- Dr. Libor Nӗmeček
- Eberhard Hinder
- Thekla Richter
- Uwe Eichelkraut