Premal Desai – Chairman
As of June 15, 2019, Premal Desai was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe with responsibility for Controlling, Accounting & Risk, Information Technology, Purchasing Raw Materials/Energy & Materials Management and Compliance.
Desai joined thyssenkrupp in 2006. Among other things he headed the Group’s own Management Consulting unit as well as Corporate Technology/Innovation/ Sustainability. In addition to his position as chief strategist he was also responsible for Corporate Affairs.
Premal Desai, born 1969, studied Business Administration and Economics at the University of Bayreuth. He then worked for ten years for The Boston Consulting Group. The father of four likes to spend his free time with his family.