At the beginning of March 2018, Christoph Schlechter assumed the role of Manager for the RWE Generation SE, Essen/Germany, power stations in Werne and Hamm. He succeeds Ralf Heitmüller, who managed the Gersteinwerk power station in Werne until his retirement, and Stefan Laarmann, former manager of the Westfalen station in Hamm, who has left the company.