The Supervisory Board of Austrian steel maker voestalpine AG has elected Mr Wolfgang Eder as their new Chairman to take effect on 1 April 2022, the start of the new business year. Mr Wolfgang Eder has worked at voestalpine for over 40 years, 15 of which (2004 to 2019) were spent as Chairman of the Management Board. He was elected to the Supervisory Board in July 2019. Following an extended cooling-off period of almost three years, he now takes over as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of this global steel and technology Group.Mr Eder succeeds Mr Joachim Lemppenau who steps down after 18 years as Chairman of the supervisory body. Mr Lemppenau will continue to serve the Group as a member of the Supervisory Board until his current term of office officially ends at the 2024 Annual General Meeting.voestalpine is a globally leading steel and technology group with a unique combination of materials and processing expertise. voestalpine, which operates globally, has around 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries on all five continents. It has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1995. With its top-quality products and system solutions, it is a leading partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries as well as the aerospace and oil & gas industries; it is also the world market leader in railway systems, tool steel, and special sections.