Ralf Bethke - KS Aktiengesellscha Insider

KS Aktiengesellschaft -- USA Stock  

USD 14.12  0.49  3.35%

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Dr. Ralf Bethke is Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative at KS AG since May 14 2008. Additionally he acts as Chairman of the Mediation Nomination as well as Personnel Committees and Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He was Member of the Supervisory Board at KS AG since July 1 2007. He also occupies the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Dr. Jens Ehrhardt Kapital AG. Previously he was Chairman of the Executive Board of the Company. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Benteler International AG and Member of the Supervisory Board of Suedzucker AG and Sueddeutsche ZuckerruebenverwaltungsGenossenschaft EG. He joined BASF AG in 1972 where he held various sales and marketing positions in the fertilizer division. In 1978 he was appointed to the Board of Executive Directors of Chemag AG in Frankfurt Germany assuming responsibility for sales and marketing of chemicals finance personnel and administration. In 1984 he returned to BASF headquarters as head of the intermediate products marketing department. In May 1990 he was appointed to the Board of Executive Directors of Kali und Salz AG where his first post was that of head of the sales and marketing division. One year later on July 1 1991 Dr. Bethke became Chairman of the Executive Board of Kali und Salz AG now KS Aktiengesellschaft. In addition he was Chairman of executive management at Kali und Salz GmbH from 1993 until 2001. After studying Business Administration and Economics at the Universities of Bonn Cologne and Mannheim he subsequently obtained a Doctorate from Universitaet Mannheim in 1971.
Age: 73  Chairman Since 2008  Ph.D    
49 561 9301 0  http://www.k-plus-s.com

Management Efficiency

The company has return on total asset (ROA) of 1.48 % which means that it generated profit of $1.48 on every $100 spent on asset. This is way below average. Similarly, it shows return on equity (ROE) of 3.62 % meaning that it generated $3.62 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders.
The company has accumulated 3.65 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 69.4 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. KS Aktiengesellschaft has Current Ratio of 2.39 suggesting that it is liquid and has the ability to pay its financial obligations in time and when they become due.

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Entity Summary

KS Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Kassel, Germany. KS Aktiengesellscha is traded on OTC Market in USA.KS Aktiengesellschaft (KPLUY) is traded on OTC Market in USA. It is located in Bertha-von-Suttner Strasse 7 and employs 14,765 people.

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Top Management

KS Aktiengesellschaft Leadership Team
Eckart Suenner, Executive, Ph.D
Michael Knackmuss, Executive
Harald Doell, Executive
Andreas Kreimeyer, Executive, Ph.D
Annette Messemer, Executive
Philip Bussche, Executive
Bernd Malmstroem, Executive
Gerd Kuebler, Executive
George Cardona, Executive
Wesley Clark, Executive
Jella BennerHeinacher, Executive
Thomas Noecker, Director
Thorsten Boeckers, CFO
Mark Roberts, Director
Ruediger Kienitz, Executive
Rudolf Mueller, Executive, Ph.D
Otto Lose, Executive
Norbert Steiner, Chairman
Dieter Kuhn, Executive
Burkhard Lohr, Director, Ph.D
Anke Roehr, Executive
Michael Vassiliadis, Chairman
Axel Hartmann, Executive
Ralf Bethke, Chairman, Ph.D
Andreas Radmacher, Director, Ph.D
Rainer Gerling, Executive, Ph.D
Ralf Becker, Executive

Stock Performance

KS Aktiengesellscha Performance Indicators