Alexander Stechert-Mayerhöfer has been appointed new Senior Vice President Public Affairs & Communications of innogy SE, Essen/Germany. He has taken over the Public Affairs & Communications unit from Peter Heinacher, who has left the energy company. Previously, Stechert-Mayerhöfer was Head of Group Media Relations and responsible for overall communications on the innogy side regarding the E.ON transaction. In his new function he will be in charge of External and Internal Communications, Energy Policy, Branding, Corporate Responsibility as well as Events & Sponsoring throughout the Group. His area of responsibility also includes the internal services and agency platform, which pools all social media, content marketing, analytics, user experience and user interface activities for the entire group.