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 to coating.
Dr. Arnd Köfler began his career in the pig iron department at Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH (HKM) 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. He began working for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG as head of steel production in 2013 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 PhD in metallurgy at RWTH Aachen University in 1999.