Sven Kirch has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Swiss-based European energy company MET Group, effective as of 1 January 2022. Mr Kirch will support MET Group’s intensive growth strategy for the upcoming years. He will also become a member of the Executive Board and the Board of Directors of MET Holding.
“I have confidence that Sven’s skill set and experience will significantly contribute to the development of MET’s finance function and to achieve our growth targets over the next five years,” said Benjamin Lakatos, CEO of MET Group.
Mr Kirch joins MET from Royal Dutch Shell where he has worked for over 16 years in senior Finance Management roles. In his latest role, he was the VP of Finance for Planning/Appraisal/Reporting and the Controller for Shell’s Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energies Solutions (IGR&ES) business which includes Shell’s global LNG and Gas and Power Trading franchises. Over the course of his career, he built broad and deep finance competence across capital management related processes such as strategy, portfolio/planning and M&A. He also held operational finance and governance roles in all of Shell’s key value chains.