Following the appointment of Dr. Klaus Keysberg to the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG, the Board of the thyssenkrupp Materials Services business area is being partly restructured.
Martin Stillger (56) will succeed CEO Dr. Klaus Keysberg as Chairman of the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp Materials Services. Dr. Klaus Keysberg moved to the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG recently, 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 CEO of thyssenkrupp Schulte and the Western Europe and Technical Services operating units. Prior to joining thyssenkrupp, he spent 17 years with Barmag AG, 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, who was appointed as Chief Operating Officer, will take on the new position of Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) with immediate effect to drive transformation and growth at the materials distributor and service provider in the western world.