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Martina Merz elected as Chairwoman of thyssenkrupp AG’s supervisory board

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Following its annual general meeting, the supervisory board of thyssenkrupp AG has unanimously elected Martine Merz as its new Chairwoman.

Merz will take over the position from Prof. Bernhard Pellens, who assumed the position after the resignation of Prof. Ulrich Lehner. Pellens will now focus on his role as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Merz has decades of management experience in industry, including as a member of the board of the Chassis System Brakes division of automotive component supplier Bosch. Since 2015, the qualified mechanical engineer has been a member of various supervisory boards as an independent management consultant, including at Lufthansa and the Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo.

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