At Puma SE’s annual general shareholders meeting, Harsh Saini and Roland Krüger were appointed independent members of the company’s Supervisory Board for a three-year period. 

Following the departure of long-term Supervisory Board member Thore Ohlsson and the appointment of the two new members, Puma’s Supervisory Board increased from six to seven members. 

“Welcoming Harsh and Roland to the Supervisory Board will help Puma to develop further by expanding the overall expertise of our Supervisory Board and further professionalizing its work, “said Héloïse Temple-Boyer, Chair of the Supervisory Board of Puma SE. “Both Harsh and Roland are excellent professionals who will enrich the work of our board.” 

“I am glad that we have been able to appoint such experienced leaders as Harsh and Roland to our Supervisory Board,” said Puma CEO Arne Freundt. “Their vast knowledge will be an asset to our company, and I look forward to hearing their valuable perspectives on our business and working with them.” 

Saini, a British citizen, is a sustainability expert. She has worked for the Body Shop, Nike, and the Fung Group, where she reportedly ” implemented global sustainability strategies and shaped their commitment to ethical practices, sustainable development, and corporate social responsibility.”

Krüger, a German citizen, is reportedly an expert in retail management, marketing and digitalization. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Dyson Holdings, having previously been Global CEO of Dyson, the tech company that designs and manufactures household appliances. He also has held various leadership positions in the automotive industry.

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