Daily press, Trade press, 2014-12-03, 06:01 PM
ThyssenKrupp: New appointments and contract extensions for business area Steel Europe
As part of its regular meeting, the supervisory board of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG has extended the appointments of two management board members and appointed a new one:
In the Steel Europe business area the appointments of Andreas Goss (50) as CEO and Thomas Schlenz (57) as CHRO and Labor Director were extended. Premal Desai (45) will be appointed as a new member of the management board with effect from January 1, 2015. Currently chief strategist for the ThyssenKrupp Group, Desai will take over as the business area’s Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for Controlling, Accounting & Risk, Information Technology, Purchasing Raw Materials/Energy & Materials Management and Compliance. Desai, who holds a degree in economics, joined ThyssenKrupp in 2006 and among other things has headed the Group’s own Management Consulting unit as well as Corporate Technology/Innovation/Sustainability. In addition to his position as chief strategist he is currently also responsible for Corporate Affairs. Before joining ThyssenKrupp Premal Desai worked for The Boston Consulting Group.