Lidl CFO Dirk Kahl to step down

Lidl GB has announced that its chief financial officer Dirk Kahl will be stepping down from the position after seven years. 

According to the discounter, Kahl will be leaving the GB arm to accept an offer at Lidl’s parent company, The Schwartz Group. 

He is set to be replaced by Marco Francesco Di Costanzo, who will take up the position on October 1.  

Di Costanzo joined the German retailer in 2008 and has been working for its Hungarian branch since 2017.  

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“Dirk joined Lidl GB as chief financial officer and his vast experience from working in multiple countries and different industries has been an invaluable asset for Lidl GB”, Lidl GB chief executive Christian Härtnagel said.  

“Dirk has played a crucial role within the GB Board team, and I would like to thank him for his significant contribution to the business and wish him every success in his new role. 

“I am delighted that Marco will be joining the Board at Lidl GB in October. 

“He will bring an excellent new perspective to the team given his years of experience in other markets, and I look forward to working with him.”  

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