Since September 1, 2021, Elke Katz has been appointed as an additional member of the Beitlich Family Foundation's Board of Directors. The Reinhold Beitlich Foundation, Tübingen/Germany, embodies the charitable and social aspirations of company founder Reinhold Beitlich within the globally operating CHT Group. Gertrud and Reihold Beitlich have contributed just under 80% of the share capital of Vermögensträger Beitlich GmbH, the holding and parent company of the CHT corporate groups, to the foundation.
Elke Katz is CEO of ratioform Verpackungen GmbH, a company of the Haniel Group, Munich/Germany, and has extensive cross-industry experience in strategic and operational corporate management at companies such as BMW and Telefonica.
The Beitlich Family Foundation’s Board of Directors consists of a total of 5 members, in addition to Elke Katz, Johan de Ruiter, Prof. Götz Gresser (Deputy Chairman), Dr. Antje von Dewitz and Prof. Klaus Müller.
The CHT Group, Tübingen/Germany, with its own production and sales locations is represented by more than 26 companies worldwide. In financial year 2020, the CHT Group generated a group turnover of € 501 million with around 2,300 employees.