Thursday 17th Oct, 2019

New Australian CEO for thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Australia has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer as part of its restructuring to strengthen its regions.
Dr Johann Rinnhofer

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Australia has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer as part of its restructuring to strengthen its regions.

Johann Rinnhofer has succeeded Andre Howie as CEO effective as of the 12 August 2019.

He is an honorary Professor at the University for Mining & Metallurgy in Leoben, Austria, and has a degree in Mechanical engineering.

He brings years of international management experience in plant engineering, including serving as CEO of Otto Junker GmbH, the Austrian Research Center GmbH and an Australian Voest-Alpine Mining & Tunnelling subsidiary. Rinnhofer’s most recent position was CEO of SMS Elotherm GmbH.

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thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Australia said in a release it wished Rinnhofer every success in his new role.

“We look forward to the ideas, expertise and leadership that Johann will bring to thyssenkrupp and we are confident that his experience will be a great asset to thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (Australia),” the company said.