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Corporate structure

The quarter in Essen (Germany)


Organizational and management structure

Organizational and management structure

The Group is led strategically by thyssenkrupp AG. Founded in 1999 as a stock corporation under German law, the company has dual domiciles in Essen und Duisburg. Corporate headquarters is located in the thyssenkrupp quarter in Essen.

The Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG sets the strategy for the Group's development and steers the business areas, the corporate functions, and the service units.

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Our business: The thyssenkrupp business areas

The thyssenkrupp group

Our business operations are organized in five business areas: Components Technology, Elevator Technology, Industrial Solutions, Materials Services and Steel Europe. With the sale of the Brazilian steel mill CSA in February 2017 the former sixth business area Steel Americas is reported as a discontinued operation until the closing of the sale in September 2017. The business areas are divided into business units and operating units. In 79 countries, 461 companies and 25 investments accounted for by the equity method are included in the consolidated financial statements.

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