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Female CEOs in Germany Still Rare Even as Fresenius Medical Steps Up

Germany is doubling the number of women running its 40 biggest publicly-listed companies -- to two.

Fresenius Medical Care SE chose Carla Kriwet, 51, to succeed Rice Powell as chief executive officer in January 2023, according to a statement late on Tuesday. She’s joining the dialysis giant from home appliances maker BSH Hausgeraete GmbH, where she also held the CEO post.