Since 1st July 2018, Erich Kometz has been the new head of the Central Division of Communication and Sustainability at the RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany. In this role, he succeeds Prof. Eberhard Schmitt. Christoph Beike is also deputy to Kometz in addition to his role as Head of Public Affairs. Stefanie Kurkamp will replace Kometz as the Head of the Internal Communications/Sustainability division.