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New Sales Division

Introducing the new team!


thyssenkrupp’s Steel division has reshuffled the cards in Sales. The Business Units (BUs) are focusing specifically on the needs of their customers, respective markets, and structures.

Dr. Heike Denecke-Arnold

Dr. Heike Denecke-Arnold

CEO BU Precision Steel

thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH now operates as the Business Unit Precision Steel. Dr. Heike Denecke-Arnold is CEO of this unit. She was previously in charge of the Functional Department Sales Strategy/Planning at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG.

André Matusczyk

André Matusczyk

CEO BU Automotive

The Sales Automotive department is now operated as Business Unit Automotive. André Matusczyk is its new CEO. He previously worked for many years in the international automotive industry, helping him gain both excellent materials expertise and market knowledge.

Dr. Jens Overrath

Dr. Jens Overrath

CEO BU Electrical Steel

thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel GmbH is now operated as the Business Unit Electrical Steel. CEO Dr. Jens Overrath previously held the position of Managing Director at thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH.

Volker Senger

Volker Senger

CEO BU Heavy Plate

The Heavy Plate Unit has been operating as the Business Unit Heavy Plate since October. CEO Volker Senger contributes his knowledge and experience of the industry in the heavy plate business at thyssenkrupp.

Dr. Peter Biele

Dr. Peter Biele

CEO BU Packaging Steel

Dr. Peter Biele, previously the Managing Director of thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel, is now CEO of the Business Unit Packaging Steel, thyssenkrupp’s tinplate specialists. Previous Managing Director Dr. Ulrich Roeske has entered into retirement.

Bernhard Osburg

Bernhard Osburg

Head of Sales Steering

The new functional unit Sales Steering is headed by Bernhard Osburg, who was previously in charge of Sales Automotive. Sales Steering bundles and coordinates the sales activities of the business units.

Jörg Paffrath

Jörg Paffrath

CEO BU Industry

The Sales Industry unit headed by Jörg Paffrath is now being operated as the Business Unit Industry. Jörg Paffrath contributes his many years of experience in this area as CEO of the business unit.

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