Rebecca Steinhage has been appointed as the sixth executive director of Miele. As the company says, the manager has been leading Human Resources as senior vice president since 2019 with great success. As future executive director, she will be responsible for the newly created Human Resources & Corporate Affairs executive unit – consisting of the four group functions Human Resources, Corporate Sustainability & Regulatory Affairs, Communications and Auditing. Rebecca Steinhage will also continue with her responsibility as senior vice president Human Resources.
«We are very pleased that we found in Rebecca an outstandingly suitable colleague from our own ranks for this challenging task who is highly esteemed, both personally and professionally, far beyond her current area of responsibility – says the existing Executive Board in its internal statement regarding the top personnel announcement, – and we are looking forward to continuing working with her in the new constellation and wish her much luck and great success»
With effect from July 1, 2022, the Miele Group’s executive board will have six members, consisting of Olaf Bartsch (Finance & Administration), Stefan Breit (Technology), Axel Kniehl (Marketing & Sales) and Rebecca Steinhage (Human Resources & Corporate Affairs) as well as the two Executive Directors and Co-Proprietors Markus Miele and Reinhard Zinkann. The Miele Group most recently generated sales of 4.84 billion euro (fiscal year 2021) and employs more than 22,300 people in 50 countries.