GRI 2: General Disclosures
GRI 2-9 – Governance structure and composition
Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG. has been Interzero Group’s parent company since December 2022. Interzero is synonymous with all entities belonging to Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG.
Dr Axel Schweitzer chairs the Advisory Board of Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG, which monitors and advises the Executive Management of Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG. Its general partner Interzero GP GmbH exercises management of Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG. As of 31 December 2022, Melanie Freytag, Uwe Küber and Felix Held served as its managing directors. Interzero is managed by the three members of Executive Management of Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG:
Melanie Freytag has been CFO of Interzero since 2022 and, together with Sebastiaan Krol, is in charge of Interzero Circular Solutions. In this role, she drives forward issues related to treasury, IT, legal affairs, human resources and much more on a group-wide level. Before joining Interzero, Freytag spent several years working as CFO within ThyssenKrupp Group and for a medium-sized plant and machinery manufacturer.
Felix Held has pertinent experience in the world of investment and has assisted with corporate acquisitions and sales in the energy, chemical and automotive sectors for many years. Since May 2022, he has been responsible for portfolio management and M&A, among other duties, as part of the Executive Management.
Uwe Küber has been actively involved in managing various ALBA companies since 1996 and was chiefly responsible for the construction of various sorting plants. He is Managing Director of Interzero GmbH & Co. KG and, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Interzero Plastics Recycling, is responsible for technology advancement and optimising sorting quality.
Interzero’s business model is essentially based on two pillars: sustainable circular solutions and innovative plastics recycling. Dual System Interseroh+ is the connecting element within this integrated strategy. These areas are overseen by the following people:
Florian Werner, who served as CEO of Interzero Plastics Recycling since December 2022, left the company in April 2023. Jan Kroker took over his role. He primarily focuses on strategic development and deepening value creation. Jan Kroker has considerable experience in company management.
Sebastiaan Krol (CEO Interzero Circular Solutions) has more than 15 years of management experience in B2B services and is dedicated to sustainable circular solutions. For example, as CEO he was responsible for a development consultancy where he created many new business areas with a focus on digitisation and oversaw the integration of four large medium-sized service companies.
Markus Müller-Drexel (CEO of Interseroh+ since May 2022) has over 26 years of experience in recycling and the circular economy. He is a member of numerous associations, including the Federation of the German Waste, Water and Raw Materials Management Industry (BDE), the Cologne/Bonn Chamber of Commerce and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK).
The Advisory Board of Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG is a three-member body advising the Executive Management of Interzero Holding GmbH & Co. KG. Its chair is Dr Axel Schweitzer; the other two members will be appointed in 2023.