At its meeting today the Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp AG extended the contracts of Chief Financial Officer Guido Kerkhoff (47) and Chief Human Resources Officer Oliver Burkhard (43). Guido Kerkhoff has been a member of the Executive Board of the Essen-based industrial and technology group since April 2011, and Oliver Burkhard since February 2013. The contracts were each extended for five years to March 2021 (Kerkhoff) and January 2021 (Burkhard).
“The Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp has stabilized the Group financially in the past few years and laid the groundwork for a sustainable future with a comprehensive change process. The company is on track to become a strong and integrated industrial group that is sustainably profitable. With the contract extensions for Heinrich Hiesinger’s management team we now have a stable basis to continue the successful transformation of the Group,” says Supervisory Board Chairman Professor Ulrich Lehner.