With our products, we ensure the supply of essential goods
The products and services of K+S are crucial for supplying the population in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, food production, agriculture and animal feed. By using our underground caverns, we also contribute to an orderly waste management system.
Figures for the financial year 2020
In an interview, Dr. Burkhard Lohr, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of K+S AG, explains the business development of the company in the 2020 financial year and provides an outlook for 2021. He also talks about the implementation of the package of measures to reduce indebtedness.
Financial year 2020 – Keeping on track during the pandemic
Through extensive prevention measures and an effectively functioning crisis management system, K+S has been mastering the challenges of the ongoing corona pandemic comparatively well. The company posts operating earnings EBITDA of €445 million (2019: €640 million), including discontinued operations.
Holger Riemensperger appointed as new member of the Board of Executive Directors
The Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Mr. Holger Riemensperger (51) to the Board of Executive Directors of the Company. As of April 1, 2021, he will assume responsibility as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the management and further development of the Agriculture and Industry+ customer segments, and the Production and Engineering, Supply Chain as well as Health, Safety, Sustainability, Quality & Management System functions at K+S.
K+S Aktiengesellschaft: K+S obtains unqualified audit opinion for the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2020
Following the presentation of the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2020 by the Board of Executive Directors, the Company's auditor, Deloitte GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Hanover, today issued an unqualified audit opinion on the 2020 consolidated financial statements.
Focus on four business segments
K+S's business is focused on four segments: agriculture, industry, consumers, and communities. The same applies in all segments: The customer is the focus of our activities.
We strive for sustainability, because we acknowledge our responsibility to the people, the environment, the communities, and the economy in the regions in which we operate.