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Thomas Schlenz - Personnel & Social Policy

Thomas Schlenz

Professional Career

Thomas Schlenz, born in 1957 in Duisburg, was trained at the firm Meidericher Schiffswerft GmbH in Duisburg as a machinist; in 1979 he began working at today’s thyssenkrupp Group. Here he worked as a member of the Works Council, the Chairman of the Works Council and the Chairman of the General Works Council at several subsidiaries, holding various supervisory positions, most recently as a member of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG.

From 2001 to 2012 he was the Chairman of the Works Council of the Group. Thomas Schlenz also works on a number of committees, for example various Integration Advisory Committees and on the Employees’ Council of the Diocese of Essen.

On October 1, 2012 he took over the function of the Executive Board member and Labor Director at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, where he is responsible for the Personnel and Social Affairs organizational unit.

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