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Company News, 2019-04-08, 08:00 AM

New member of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG

The Nomination Committee and Executive Committee of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG propose that Prof. Dr. Siegfried Russwurm (55), former member of the Managing Board of Siemens and Chairman of the Shareholders' Committee and Supervisory Board of Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA, will be appointed to the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp.

As a production engineer with a doctorate, he was at Siemens responsible for, among other things, the Industry Sector and most recently for the Medical Technology Division of Siemens Healthineers. He also acted as Chief Technology Officer of Siemens AG and, in this capacity, advanced the company's digital transformation.

Martina Merz, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG: "With the addition of Siegfried Russwurm, the Supervisory Board is now complete again. We are convinced that Mr. Russwurm, who is internationally regarded as one of the pioneers of digitization in the industry, will enrich the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG with his industrial and technological expertise.”

thyssenkrupp AG plans to apply soon to the court of register for Prof. Dr. Russwurm´s appointment.

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