Dr. Arnd Köfler - Production
Dr. Arnd Köfler, born 1967, studied mechanical engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum before gaining a doctorate in metallurgy at RWTH Aachen University in 1999.
Dr. Köfler worked for Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH (HKM) during his studies and began his career there in the pig iron department in 1994. He held various other positions at HKM until 2013, including head of burden preparation, head of continuous rounds casting, head of quality and order management and head of crude steel production. In 2013 the father of two began working for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG as head of steel production and in January 2016 took over as head of rolling and coating at the Beeckerwerth site.
Dr. Köfler was appointed to the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG as of January 1, 2017. He is responsible for the upstream area of production, covering all operations from pig iron production to slab.