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Fresenius Medical Care, the world's leading provider of products and services for individuals with renal diseases has appointed Martin Fischer (46) as Chief Financial Officer as of October 1, 2023. He will succeed Helen Giza who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Management Board in December 2022 and continues to serve as acting Chief Financial Officer, until her successor will join. Martin Fischer will be based in Bad Homburg, Germany and will assume responsibility for the Global Finance Organization of Fresenius Medical Care. Upon effectiveness of the Company’s proposed change of form from KGaA to German stock corporation, Martin Fischer will become a member of the Management Board of Fresenius Medical Care AG.

Martin Fischer has been Head of Finance for Siemens Healthineers Diagnostics Division based in Tarrytown, NY, U.S. since 2019. Previously, he headed the Board Office and Organizations function for Siemens Healthineers after leading the business plan and operating model development for the company’s initial public offering in March 2018. Prior to that, Fischer held a number of key international operational and finance positions in healthcare within Siemens AG. Martin Fischer holds a degree in business informatics from the Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences and an MBA from Friedrich Alexander University in Nuremberg. He completed the Chief Financial Officer Program at Columbia Business School in New York, USA.

Michael Sen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius Medical Care Management AG, says: "With Martin Fischer's appointment, we are strengthening a vital function in the Management Board of Fresenius Medical Care. Martin Fischer has a deep understanding of the international healthcare market, both from the U.S. perspective and out of Germany. That's a decisive advantage in getting the company back on track." 

Helen Giza, CEO and Chair of the Management Board, said: "Martin Fischer has proven that he can successfully drive fundamental change in organizations. In our organizational transformation and turnaround management, we will benefit from his finance and healthcare expertise. Martin will be an important contributor to the execution of our strategy in unlocking value as the leading kidney care company."

Martin Fischer said: “There are great challenges ahead of us. I am convinced of the company's potential and look forward to realizing it together with the global team of Fresenius Medical Care. I am excited to bring my experience and expertise to support the company’s transformation.”

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