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Klaus Stahlmann left MAN on 22 February at his own request, said the Munich commercial vehicle and engine manufacturer. The background is supposedly an ongoing investigation in the corruption scandal, in which the head of MAN subsidiary Diesel & Turbo is a suspect in relation to bribery and other charges, confirmed a spokeswoman for the Munich public prosecutors.

Dave Lemus is leaving MorphoSys in March in order to pursue other opportunities. The biotechnology company announced on 24 February that Jens Holstein has been appointed as new CFO and member of the Executive Board as of 1 May. The move was set up last fall and had nothing to do with the withdrawal of the earnings forecast in January, said a company spokeswoman.

Wolfgang Wehmeyer has been appointed by the Amtsgericht Mannheim, at the request of the Board, to the Supervisory Board of STRATEC Biomedical Systems. The Court is thus following a company recommendation. The court order was made necessary after Robert Siegle resigned from the Supervisory Board on 31 December 2010 to join the board.

Guido Kerkhoff, board member of Deutsche Telekom, is to succeed Alan Hippe as CFO at ThyssenKrupp. Both DAX groups announced this on 14 February. Kerkhoff is to reduce the steel group’s debt. The 43-year-old is to follow incumbent Hippe at the earliest possible date. The Supervisory Board of Telekom must still approve the contract termination.