Stephan Patrick Tahy to take over on 1 July 2020.

At its meeting on June 29, 2020 the Supervisory Board of Duravit AG appointed Stephan Patrick Tahy (54) as the new CEO of Duravit AG with effect from July, 1 2020. Mr. Tahy succeeds Prof. Frank Richter, who will leave the company on June 30, 2020.

Mr. Tahy is a former CEO of De’Longhi GmbH Germany and before that he was Vice President and General Manager at Mattel Inc. The father of two was born in Heidelberg, where he studied mathematics, and he holds an MBA from the University of Mannheim.

Stephan Tahy said, “I am pleased at the confidence that has been placed in me to drive the fantastic work of this innovative company forward and to be working with all Duravit employees to shape our common future.”

Gregor Greinert, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Duravit AG, said, “We are delighted with the appointment of Stephan Tahy, who is a dedicated,  high-caliber successor to Prof. Frank Richter, and who will continue to advance Duravit’s highly successful development. We are really looking forward to working with him. We would like to thank Frank Richter for his outstanding contribution over many successful years.”