At its last meeting in September 2017, the Supervisory Board of Open Grid Europe decided to appoint Dr Frank Reiners as CFO of Open Grid Europe GmbH. He will assume his position on 1st February 2018.
Hilko Schomerus, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Open Grid Europe, said: “With Frank Reiners we have gained an experienced manager with an excellent track record in regulation and commercial controlling.”
After studying business administration in Nurnberg and gaining a PhD, Reiners held various management positions at Deutsche Telekom AG from 1999 to 2003. One of his responsibilities included developing a business concept for calculating regulated telecommunication services.
In 2003 he joined the E.ON Group where he served in several commercial management roles in the holding company in Germany and abroad, most recently as CFO of E.ON Benelux.
Since early 2017, Reiners has been Senior Vice President at Uniper SE with overall responsibility for the financial control of the Group’s generation and electricity trading activities in Germany, France, Benelux and the UK.