Dr Christian Küchen, who prior to 28 Febru-ary 2015 was Board Spokesman at the Institute for Heating and Oil Technology (IWO), will take over from Dr Klaus Picard as the Managing Director of the German Petroleum Industry Association (MWV) with effect from 1 April 2015. Dr Küchen is to be succeeded at the IWO by Adrian Willig, who has been serving as a member of the management board.