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Executive Board

Clemens Iller | CEO

Clemens Iller, graduate in Business Administration from the University of Tübingen, took over as CEO at SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH on 1 April 2014.

He began his career at Amphenol-Tuchel-Electronics in 1989 and moved to the steel industry in 1995, initially as General Manager Export Sales at Rasselstein Hoesch GmbH. From 1999 onwards, he assumed several positions of responsibility at ThyssenKrupp Stahl AG. From 2009 until the end of 2012, he was Chairman of the Executive Board of the Stainless Global / Inoxum Business Area of the stock-exchange listed ThyssenKrupp AG as well as Chairman of the Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp Nirosta GmbH. In 2013, he was appointed Hold Separate Manager to supervise the compliance of EU requirements on the merger of Inoxum/Outokumpu.

Matthias Wellhausen | CFO

Matthias Wellhausen, banking professional and graduate economist from the University of Hamburg, became CFO of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH on 1 April 2015.

Mr Wellhausen started his career with the Landesbank Kiel in Strategic Planning in 1984. He joined IBM  2 years later where he held various financial management positions in Stuttgart and Paris. In 1996 he changed to the steel industry as CFO of Eko-Stahl. Later he contributed to the development of the ArcelorMittal group in CFO positions at the headquarters in Luxembourg as well as in the Operations in South Africa. Focus areas within his broad range of experience are in cost and asset management, as well as in transformation and integration of international structures.