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Executive Board

Clemens Iller | CEO

Clemens Iller, a business graduate of the University of Tübingen, has been CEO at SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG since April 1, 2014. He was acting CFO as well from March 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015. He launched his career at Amphenol-Tuchel-Electronics in 1989, moving into the steel industry initially as General Manager Export Sales at Rasselstein Hoesch GmbH in 1995. He assumed various positions of responsibility at ThyssenKrupp Stahl AG from 1999 onwards. From 2009 to the end of 2012 he headed up the Business Area Stainless Global/Inoxum of the listed German entity ThyssenKrupp AG and served as Chairman of the Management Board of ThyssenKrupp Nirosta GmbH. As Hold Separate Manager in 2013, he was responsible for compliance with EU requirements in the Inoxum/Outokumpu merger. Until mid-2017 Clemens Iller was a member of the Advisory Board of Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG, and he was a member of the Shareholders’ Committee of UnionStahl Holding GmbH until mid-2018.

Matthias Wellhausen | CFO

Matthias Wellhausen, banking professional and graduate economist, has served as CFO of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG since April 1, 2015. He began his career at the Landesbank Schleswig-Holstein (Germany), followed by different management positions in finance and controlling for ten years at IBM International. Since 1996, he held several CFO positions within the ArcelorMittal Group, both at group headquarters and in operating activities at the plants. For example, he was managing director at Eko-Stahl in Eisenhüttenstadt and an executive at Arcelor-Mittal South Africa, listed on the stock exchange in Johannesburg. His activities focused on areas such as cost management, optimizing working capital as well as the integration of international structures. Matthias Wellhausen is a member of the Regional Advisory Board West of Commerzbank AG.