Markus Grolms

  • Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG
  • IG Metall Trade Union Secretary, works policy/works constitution department

(as of November 23, 2017)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1971

Place of birth: Wesel

Nationality: German


  • High school leaving certificate (“Abitur”)
  • Degree in social psychology, political science and law from the FernUniversität Hagen
  • Training as a Transcend method mediator, incl. with Johan Galtung
  • Traineeship - IG Metall Executive Committee


  • Pilkington Flachglas Automotive - glass worker
  • Siemens Mobile/subsequently BenQ Mobile - Quality Assessor
  • IG Metall Executive Committee - trainee
  • IG Metall NRW district management - Project Secretary
  • IG Metall Executive Committee/branch office - Political Secretary
  • IG Metall Executive Committee - Secretary works policy/works constitution department

Membership of statutory Supervisory Boards in Germany

  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2009, appointed until 2019)