Change on the Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp AG

thyssenkruppRené Obermann appointed new member / Prof. Dr. Beatrice Weder di Mauro resigns seat

Change on the Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp AG. René Obermann, Chief Executive of Deutsche Telekom AG, will become a member of the Supervisory Board of the Essen-based industrial group effective November 1, 2013. Prof. Dr. Beatrice Weder di Mauro had previously resigned her seat effective October 31. The company thanks Prof. Dr. Weder di Mauro for her work over the past years.

René Obermann has been appointed to the Supervisory Board by local court until the next Annual General Meeting of ThyssenKrupp AG on January 17, 2014. At the Annual General Meeting René Obermann will stand for election by the shareholders. In addition, Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Keitel has been elected by the shareholder representatives on the Supervisory Board to succeed Prof. Dr. Weder di Mauro as member of the Nomination Committee.

Economist Weder di Mauro informed the company that she has been appointed to a new European Commission expert group to investigate options for the further fiscal development of the euro zone on behalf of EU Commission President Barroso. Against this background, Prof. Dr. Weder di Mauro decided to reduce the number of directorships she holds.

ThyssenKrupp has over 150,000 employees in around 80 countries working with passion and expertise to develop solutions for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2011/2012 ThyssenKrupp generated sales of €40 billion.

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.