Dr. Arnd Köfler - Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Dr. Arnd Köfler has been a member of the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG since January 1, 2017. He is responsible for the entire production area comprising all operations from iron production through rolling down to coating.
Dr. Arnd 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. Arnd Köfler, born 1967, studied mechanical engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum before gaining a doctorate in metallurgy at RWTH Aachen University in 1999.