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thyssenkrupp's New Executive Board Focus


thyssenkrupp AG appointed Dr. Volkmar Dinstuhl, Ilse Henne, and Dr. Jens Schulte to its Executive Board, heralding a strategic shift towards operational excellence and portfolio enhancement. Their three-year tenure aims to bolster performance and refine thyssenkrupp's operational facets in alignment with the German Corporate Governance Code.


thyssenkrupp AG recently welcomed new Executive Board members—Dr. Volkmar Dinstuhl, Ilse Henne, and Dr. Jens Schulte. Their appointments, adhering to a three-year term under the German Corporate Governance Code, signify a pivotal phase for the company’s strategic evolution.

Dr. Jens Schulte, currently serving as CFO of Schott AG, will assume the role of thyssenkrupp AG’s CFO, succeeding Dr. Klaus Keysberg, who expressed his intention to depart by the end of his current contract. The transition is anticipated in the latter half of the fiscal year.

Effective January 1, 2024, Dr. Volkmar Dinstuhl, previously the CEO of thyssenkrupp Multi Tracks, and Ilse Henne, an existing member of the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp Materials Services, will join the Executive Board. Their appointments herald a renewed emphasis on operational management, particularly in performance enhancement and portfolio development.

The realignment of responsibilities designates Dr. Volkmar Dinstuhl to oversee Automotive Technology, Miguel López to manage Decarbon Technologies and Steel Europe, Oliver Burkhard for Marine Systems, and Ilse Henne for Materials Services. This strategic shift underscores thyssenkrupp’s commitment to operational efficiency and strategic growth.

Prof. Siegfried Russwurm, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG, expressed confidence in the new appointments, highlighting their extensive experience and strategic foresight. The collective expertise is anticipated to drive the company's future with dedication and strategic vision.

Miguel López, Chairman of the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG, emphasized the company's commitment to bolstering financial strength and dividends while leveraging growth prospects from green initiatives and decarbonization. The expanded Executive Board signifies an enhanced focus on these transformative agendas.

"The expanded Executive Board reinforces our commitment to our ambitious goals, emphasizing the need to align our performance program ‘APEX’ with portfolio development and sustainable growth," stated Miguel López, highlighting the collective effort required to propel thyssenkrupp towards its objectives.


thyssenkrupp AG’s strategic reorientation through new Executive Board appointments emphasizes a renewed focus on operational efficiency, strategic development, and sustainable growth. The infusion of seasoned expertise aims to steer the company toward achieving its ambitious goals, aligning performance excellence with transformative agendas.

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