Jan Lüder to replace Torsten Gerlach as CEO of thyssenkrupp mining technologies unit

Jan Lüder has agreed to take over as Chief Executive Officer of the Mining Technologies business unit at thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, effective November 1.

Lüder will succeed Torsten Gerlach, who is leaving the company.

Alongside his new role, Jan Lüder will remain CEO of the thyssenkrupp AG Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters and CEO of the Lead Local Office of the Industrial Solutions business area in Southeast Asia for a transition period up to June 30, 2020.

Before joining thyssenkrupp, Lüder – who has a degree in engineering – gained extensive experience in responsible management positions at various international plant engineering and
technology companies including Primetals Technologies China, Siemens Ltd China, Siemens VAI Oesterreich and Siemens AG in Germany and Malaysia.