Change in the Executive Management

Erich Krug will head esco – european salt company as sole Managing Director with effect from 1 April 2014.

Erich Krug, Managing Director of esco - european salt company

Matthias Mohr, who was hitherto Co-Managing Director of the Company, was seconded to Chile with effect from 1 March 2014 to assume the position of Chief Executive Officer at K+S Chile S.A.

About esco

esco - european salt company is the biggest European supplier of salt products and part of the global production network of the Salt business unit of K+S Group with production sites in Europe and the Americas.

With an annual production capacity of approximately 9.7 million tons of crystallized salt and salt in brine, esco offers its customers a comprehensive range of high-quality salt products including salt for chemical use, industrial as well as pharma and food-grade salts, and de-icing salt for winter road service. Headquartered in Hanover, Germany, the Company operates a total of approximately 20 production sites and sales offices in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.