Gabriele Sons appointed to Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG
In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG appointed Gabriele Sons to the Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG effective October 1, 2012.
Gabriele Sons was Chief Executive of the Metal Industry Employers' Association (Arbeitgeberverband Gesamtmetall) until July 31, 2012. Prior to that she served on the management boards of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Services Holding GmbH and ThyssenKrupp Industrieservice GmbH and therefore knows the company well. Having spent many years in various positions in the elevator sector, Ms. Sons is very well acquainted with the business of the Elevator Technology business area.
At ThyssenKrupp 170,000 employees in around 80 countries work with passion and expertise to develop solutions for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2010/2011 ThyssenKrupp generated sales of €49 billion.
For us, innovations and technical progress are key factors in managing global growth and using finite resources in a sustainable way. With our engineering expertise in the areas of "Material", "Mechanical" and "Plant", we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost- and resource-efficient way.