Richard Lohner, so far chief financial officer of Sympatex’ parent, Plouquet, will leave the company by July 31. He will take on another CFO position within apparel trade after he put the company on financially healthy feet during his six-odd months serving Plouquet. He will be replaced by Jürgen Steffensen, who will be in charge of financial operations, production, purchase, human resources and logistics. The 48-year-old used to work in the chemical and automobile industry with companies such as Wacker-Chemie and Knorr-Bremse.