Karl Haider recently takes up the role of Chief Commercial Officer for Tata Steel in Europe to further strengthen the company’s focus on customers.
Karl joined Tata Steel in Europe in 2011 as Director Downstream Operations. He began his career in the steel industry as an apprentice at voestalpine in 1981.
From 1997, Karl filled a number of commercial roles, including Product Manager and Sales Director at the Dutch chemical company DSM from 2001 until 2006. He then returned to voestalpine, first as a project manager and then as a Member of the Executive Board of the High-Performance Metals division of voestalpine AG.