Lars Weyer, effective March 20, 2023, has been appointed as new Executive Board member and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ARRI. This announcement was made by the Supervisory Board of the global film technology company. In this position, Lars Weyer is responsible for the Finance, Human Resources, IT, and Facility Management departments.
“The expansion of the Executive Board to include a CFO underscores the path we have already taken towards a faster and more flexible organization with strong business units,” explains Prof. Dr. Hans-Joerg Bullinger, Chairman of ARRI’s Supervisory Board. He continues: “We are very pleased to be able to fill this important position internally with a proven expert and experienced colleague like Lars Weyer. In his new role, we wish him every success and a sure hand in his decision-making.”
Lars Weyer, member of the Executive Board and CFO at ARRI, adds: “I would like to thank the owners and the Supervisory Board for their trust and am very much looking forward to my new tasks. It is very important to me to create the best possible conditions so that ARRI can continue to be a successful technology company in the future.”
Lars Weyer joined ARRI on March 1, 2019, initially in an advisory capacity as part of the Rental US restructuring. In October 2019, he became Head of Finance for the ARRI Group, responsible for controlling, accounting, treasury, consolidation, and tax. Lars Weyer was instrumental in driving the professionalization of the finance department, managed M&A projects from a finance perspective, and set the course for the realignment of the finance department at ARRI. Prior to ARRI and after completing his business studies, Lars Weyer worked as a consultant for major management consultancies as well as in various management roles, including CEO and CFO, at international companies in different industries.