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Company News Aug 30, 2019 3:00 PM

Daniel Wodera appointed new CFO of thyssenkrupp Materials Services

Daniel Wodera is to become CFO of thyssenkrupp Materials Services effective October 1, 2019. This was confirmed by the supervisory board of thyssenkrupp Materials Services at its meeting today (Friday). Klaus Keysberg, who was appointed CEO of thyssenkrupp Materials Services in January this year and has additionally been acting as CFO since then, has held the post of CFO since 2014.

39-year-old Wodera has a degree in business administration and has been with the Group since 2001. He is returning to Essen from the Italian subsidiary Acciai Speciali Terni S.p.A. (AST) where he has been CFO since 2015 and played a key role in the company’s successful restructuring. Before his appointment as CFO of AST, Wodera held various management roles at thyssenkrupp Materials Services, most recently as Head of Controlling from 2012 to 2015.

“I am very pleased that Daniel Wodera is joining our board team. Each of us in the board brings different competencies and wide business experience. I am convinced that we are ideally positioned to successfully move Materials Services forward together with our employees,” says Klaus Keysberg, CEO of thyssenkrupp Materials Services.

About thyssenkrupp Materials Services

With around 480 locations – 271 of them warehousing locations – in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor & service provider in the western world. The wide-ranging capabilities offered by the materials experts enable customers to concentrate more on their individual core business and span two strategic areas: global materials distribution as a one-stop shop – from steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A high-performance logistics system ensures that all deliveries are integrated smoothly into customer production processes on a just-in-time or just-in-sequence basis.