Martin Stillger appointed as chairman of ThyssenKrupp Materials Services

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Germany: Martin Stillger has been appointed as the chairman of the executive board of ThyssenKrupp Materials Services. This follows the appointment of Klaus Keysberg, who has moved to the executive board of ThyssenKrupp where he is now responsible for the businesses of Steel Europe and Materials Services.

Stillger has held various leadership and management positions at ThyssenKrupp Materials Services since 2008, most recently as chief executive officer (CEO) of ThyssenKrupp Schulte and the Western Europe and Technical Services operating units. Prior to joining ThyssenKrupp, the qualified mechanical engineer spent 17 years with Barmag, including five years as Chief Sales Officer and five as CEO. He will be succeeded as CEO of ThyssenKrupp Schulte and the Western Europe operating unit by Detlef Schotten, currently CEO of the Eastern Europe and Asia/Pacific operating unit, in January 2020.

In addition, Ilse Henne has also been appointed as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) with immediate effect to drive transformation and growth. Previously she became Chief Operating Officer (COO) in January 2019 and this role will no longer be filled. The finance and human resources directorates on the board of ThyssenKrupp Materials Services will remain unchanged. Daniel Wodera will continue as chief financial officer (CFO) and Markus Bistram as chief human resources officer (CHRO).


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