After 22 extremely successful years at Drees & Sommer, CEO Peter Tzeschlock is leaving the company effective July 1, 2018, and ends his professional career. A new challenge awaits him: he will spend seven years sailing the world, thereby making a lifelong dream come true.
‘We are sorry to see such a successful colleague go, of course, but I am thrilled for him that he is going to be able to make this dream come true. He played a key role in shaping the firm’s positive course over the last few years. On behalf of the whole Supervisory Board and the partners, I would like to take this opportunity to thank him sincerely for everything he has done,’ said Supervisory Board Chairperson Prof. Dr. Hans Sommer. Executive Board members Dierk Mutschler and Steffen Szeidl will manage the group of companies in close collaboration with the Supervisory Board and the partners using a dual leadership model. The partners will also be given an expanded remit and take on additional responsibility in connection with this move.
The decision to leave was not an easy one for Peter Tzeschlock, ‘because Drees & Sommer is a fascinating company. It was exactly the professional challenge I ever since wanted – and I was always happy to shoulder the associated responsibility. I would like to thank the Supervisory Board, my fellow executives, and the partners for working with me in a spirit of great trust. I wish everyone who works at the firm all the best for the future. Drees & Sommer is superbly positioned and will continue to be skippered through safe waters as it heads into the future while I skipper my own boat from harbor to harbor.’