Personnel changes on the Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
The Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG has appointed Andreas Goss to the Executive Board effective October 1, 2012. As Chief Financial Officer Andreas Goss will be responsible for ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG and the Steel Americas business area. Goss was CEO of Siemens UK and North West Europe until the beginning of the year. He succeeds Peter Urban, who will step down from the Executive Board at September 30, 2012.
The Supervisory Board has also appointed Thomas Schlenz as member of the Executive Board and Labor Director of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG effective October 1, 2012. Schlenz has been with the company since 1979 and was Chairman of the Group Works Council of ThyssenKrupp AG from 2001 to March 2012. Thomas Schlenz succeeds Dieter Kroll, who will step down from the Executive Board at September 30, 2012.
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