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Viessmann Group strengthens leadership team to maximize the impact of its purpose

Boris Scukanec Hopinski is new Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board

Viessmann Group’s new Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board Boris Scukanec Hopinski

January 29, 2024 – The Board of Directors of the Viessmann Group has appointed Boris Scukanec Hopinski (42) as new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Member of the Viessmann Group Executive Board, effective January 1st, 2024. With this step, the 107-year-old family company is further strengthening its leadership team in order to maximize the positive impact of its purpose of co-creating living spaces for generations to come.

In his new role, Boris Scukanec Hopinski focuses on operational excellence across the Viessmann Group and co-leads the reinvestment of the proceeds from the combination of Viessmann Climate Solutions with Carrier through entrepreneurial partnerships with successful businesses globally – both private and public.

Max Viessmann, CEO of Viessmann Group: “Boris is the perfect match and addition to our leadership team: He is wholeheartedly committed to our purpose and a proven expert with a strong track record in both operational performance and financial investments. As COO, he will help us foster positive change for generations to come.”

Boris Scukanec Hopinski: “Becoming a part of the Viessmann Group is a once in a lifetime opportunity. The Viessmann Group has all it takes to make a real difference: a genuine purpose, a strong culture built up over 107 years, a great team and financial power. I feel honored to contribute together with the entire team to the next chapter of the Viessmann Group and foster positive change.”

Boris Scukanec Hopinski has almost 20 years of experience in the financial industry – on the investment banking side at Goldman Sachs and in top leadership positions at the pan-European commercial bank UniCredit. Thanks to different roles, ranging from Head of Corporate Development & Bank Management, Chief Digital Officer and COO/Member of the Executive Board at Hypovereinsbank / UniCredit Germany, he combines comprehensive financial, strategic and operational expertise.

Following the combination of Viessmann Climate Solutions with Carrier, the Viessmann Group is diversifying its activities beyond the HVAC sector. Consequently, the family business is enlarging its ecosystem with dedicated co-investments, minority stakes and acquisitions in all areas that contribute to its purpose.

About Viessmann Group

Founded in 1917, the independent family company Viessmann is today a global, broadly diversified Group. All activities are based on the company’s purpose "We co-create living spaces for generations to come”. This is the passion and responsibility that the large worldwide Viessmann family brings to life every day. Following this purpose, Viessmann forms an ecosystem of entrepreneurs and co-creators with a clear focus on CO2 avoidance, CO2 reduction and CO2 capturing.

Press Contact:
Byung-Hun Park
Vice President Corporate Communications
E: huni@viessmann.com
M: +49151-64911317

 

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Viessmann Group’s new Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board Boris Scukanec Hopinski