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Board of Management

Dr Sebastian C. Schulte
Chairman of the Board of Management (since February 13, 2022)

Responsibility for Technical and Head-office Functions, Sustainability

Born on 13 December 1978 in Wiesbaden

Studies

1999 – 2003

Degree in economics at the University of Bochum

2004 – 2008     

Doctorate in finance & accounting at the University of Cambridge (UK)

Professional career

2008 – 2013

ThyssenKrupp AG, Düsseldorf/Essen

  • 2008 – 2011
    Project Manager Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 2011 – 2013
    Department Director Corporate Programs
  • 2013 – 2014
    Head of Investment Controlling

2014 – 2017

ThyssenKrupp Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico / Ternium Brasil, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
CFO

2018 – 2020

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, Hamburg/Kiel
Managing Director and CFO

since January 2021

DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Member of the Board of Management

Timo Krutoff
Member of the Board of Management

Responsibility for Finance, Human Resources and Information Services

Born on 17 March 1978 in Hattingen, Germany

Studies

1999 2004
Degree in economics at the University of Passau

Professional career

2005 – 2007
thyssenkrupp Presta AG, Eschen (Liechtenstein)
Member of the Corporate Development and Sales strategy team

2007 – 2012
thyssenkrupp Presta Camshafts, Ilsenburg (Germany)

  • 2007 2008
    Head of Corporate Development and Marketing
  • 2009 2012
    Vice President Finance
  • 2012 - 2016
    CFO

2010 – 2016
thyssenkrupp Presta Chemnitz, Chemnitz
CFO

2018 – 2019
thyssenkrupp Springs and Stabilizers, Hagen
CFO (interim)

2015 – 2022
thyssenkrupp Bilstein, Bochum
CFO

09/2022 – 11/2022
thyssenkrupp Bilstein, Bochum
CEO & CFO

since December 2022
DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Member of the Board of Management

Dr Ing Petra Mayer
Member of the Board of Management

Responsibility for Production and Procurement

 

Born on 26 September 1966 in Erlangen, Germany

Studies

1986 – 1992
Degree in Werkstoffwissenschaften at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

1993 – 1997    
Doctorate in material sciences at the University of Stuttgart, Germany

Professional career

1997 – 2000
Lundin Filter GmbH, Schönebeck (Germany)
Head of R&D

2000 – 2008
Continental AG, Business Unit Benecke-Kaliko, Hanover (Germany)

  • 2000 – 2001
    Special projects
  • 2002 – 2005
    Head of Quality and Industrialization
  • 2005 – 2008
    Head of production line "Artificial Leather"

2008 – 2016
Autoliv B.V. & Co. KG, Dachau (Germany)

  • 2008 – 2013
    Vice President Quality Region Europe
  • 2013 – 2016
    Vice President Airbag Operations Region Europe

2016 – 2022
ZF Group, TRW Automotive GmbH, Alfdorf (Germany)

  • 2016 – 2019
    Vice President Quality Occupant Safety Systems Global
  • 2019 – 2022
    Senior Vice President Product Line Seat Belt Systems Global

Since November 2022
DEUTZ AG, Cologne, Germany
Member of the Board of Management

Dr Ing Markus Müller
Member of the Board of Management

Responsibility for Research & Development, Sales & Service

Born on 31 January 1980 in Bonn, Germany

Studies

2003 – 2006
Degree in mechanical engineering at the Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln

2006 – 2008
Master of Engineering at the Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln    

2011
Doctorate in mechanical engineering at the University of Rostock

Professional career

2006 – 2016
DEUTZ AG, Cologne

  • 2006 – 2011
    Pre-Development Engineer for Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems
  • 2012 – 2014
    Head of Certification & Classification
  • 2013 – 2014
    Head of Application Engineering
  • 2014 – 2016
    Head of Research & Development System Integration

2016 – 2018
HJS Emission Technology GmbH & Co. KG, Menden
Managing Director

2018 – today
DEUTZ AG, Cologne

  • 2018 – 2021
    Senior Vice President Product Development & Technical Customer Support
  • since March 2021
    Member of the Board of Management