Alexa Hergenröther studied business administration at the University of Mannheim. After graduating in 1997, she joined auditors Deloitte & Touche in Hanover as a trainee and worked afterwards as audit manager and project manager. At the same time, she prepared to qualify as a tax advisor, successfully completing the examination in 2002.
In the same year, Alexa Hergenröther moved to Kassel to join the K+S Group. Initially she worked as a taxation specialist and, in 2006, she was appointed to head the holding company’s corporate development unit. In January 2012 she assumed the position of Managing Director of K+S Chile S.A. (formerly Sociedad Punta de Lobos S.A.).
She has been appointed to the Executive Management of K+S KALI GmbH with effect from 1 June 2014