Rolf Wetzel was born on September 5, 1967. After training as a banker, he studied at the European School of Management in Germany, England, Spain and France, earning a degree in business administration. He then worked in various leadership positions, most recently as Chief Financial Officer at a subsidiary of the specialty chemicals group Lanxess AG.
Since 2011, Rolf Wetzel has been Head of Corporate Controlling and Risk Officer at Heraeus Holding GmbH. In 2013, he became a member of the Heraeus Executive Committee and head of the finance division.
Rolf Wetzel joined the Board of Management of Heraeus Holding GmbH on July 1st, 2014.
He is married, with four children.