The General Assembly of the Leipzig Chamber of Industry and Commerce elected a new general manager this Tuesday evening. From May 1, 2023, Dr. Fabian Magerl officially take over the official business and the long-time general manager Dr. replace Thomas Hofmann. The 47-year-old Magerl is currently still the state manager of the Barmer replacement fund. The election was preceded by a month-long application phase; the official selection committee then had to examine around 100 applications.
Kristian Kirpal, President of the Leipzig Chamber of Industry and Commerce, welcomes the election of Dr. Fabian Magerl:
“With today's resolution of the General Assembly, a long finding process has come to a successful conclusion. with dr Fabian Magerl, we have found a new general manager who, due to his wide-ranging experience in business and administration, has an excellent understanding of the needs of our member companies and will thus continue to lead the Leipzig Chamber of Industry and Commerce in a future-oriented manner. dr We would like to thank Thomas Hofmann for his many years of commitment and wish him a well-deserved retirement after a fulfilling working life.”
also dr Thomas Hofmann found words of praise for his successor:
"After more than 15 years as general manager of the Leipzig Chamber of Industry and Commerce, I am glad that I can leave my position to a competent and promising successor. I am convinced that dr. Magerl will set new and important impulses for the house and our member companies."
Source: Press release IHK Leipzig from December 6.12.2022th, XNUMX
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