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New members appointed to board of Industrial Solutions

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Michael Hollermann and Johan P. Cnossen will be joining the management board of the Industrial Solutions business area of thyssenkrupp, effective 1 August 2016. Michael Hollermann has been CEO of the Regional Headquarters South America since 2012, and will be taking the position of Chief Human Resources Officer. Johan P. Cnossen will be the new Chief Operating Officer, having joined Industrial Solutions on 1 May as head of the transformation office for the implementation of ‘planets’. With the ‘planets’ programme, Industrial Solutions I in the process of reorganisation. The aim is to secure growth, enhance performance, focus more strongly on customers, markets and high-margin service business and drive culture change within the business area. A central element of this is the further development of the organisational structure towards a modern management structure focused on customers and business fields and integrating the Maring Systems and System Engineering units more closely.

With the appointments, Jens Michael Wegmann, CEO of the Industrial Solutions business area since October 15, 2015, has now filled all board positions: “By appointing Michael Höllermann and Johan P. Cnossen we have gained two very experienced managers to drive forward the reorganisation of Industrial Solutions in a difficult market environment and focus our organisation even more firmly on the needs of customers.”The new CFO, already in place since June 1, is Stefan Gesing. Also on the board is Dr. Hans Christoph Atzpodien, who concentrates on the management of Marine Systems.

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