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Capital market-relevant press releases, 2002-01-09, 01:00 AM

Personnel decisions to be made at Supervisory Board meeting on March 1

At its meeting on July 5, 2001, the Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp AG agreed that two new Executive Board members should be appointed to take over the functions of Dr. Jooss (60) and Dr. Stein (61) as well as the previous functions of Dr. Middelmann (56), now Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp AG and chairman of the executive board of ThyssenKrupp Steel AG. As soon as their successors have been agreed and following an appropriate induction period, Dr. Jooss and Dr. Stein will then resign from the Executive Board.

The Supervisory Board discussed the succession issue at its meeting today. A proposal will be made to the Supervisory Board at its next meeting on March 1, 2002 to appoint Dr. Olaf Berlien (39), member of the executive board of Carl Zeiss, Oberkochen, and Dr. A. Stefan Kirsten (40), member of the executive board of Metro AG, Düsseldorf to the Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp AG.

Contact:
Dr. Jürgen Claassen, Corporate Communication
Phone +49 (211) 824-36002
Fax +49 (211) 824-36005
E-Mail: presse@tk.thyssenkrupp.com

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