Following the restructuring of RWE Deutschland AG, Essen, former CEO Arndt Neuhaus left the company on 31st January 2016. CFO Bernd Böddeling has taken on the responsibilities of the CEO until further notice.

On 1st August 2016, Lars Kulik, currently responsible for lignite planning at RWE Power AG, will become Executive Board member of RWE Generation SE and its subsidiary, RWE Power AG, both based in Essen. He will replace Ulrich Hartmann, who is retiring, and will take over his responsibility for lignite and hydropower. Responsibility for nuclear power will be handed over to Roger Miesen, Executive Board member of RWE Generation SE, who will also be appointed to the Executive Board of RWE Power AG.