The Executive Board informs the Supervisory Board at regular intervals, promptly and in depth about all the relevant questions regarding corporate planning, business development, the risk situation and risk management. The company’s strategic orientation is agreed on with the Supervisory Board.
Hamme, Belgium, born: June 9, 1966
appointed until April 30, 2016
He worked in product development and marketing in the former Copper Division of Umicore S.A. starting in 2001 and was subsequently the Commercial Director of the Umicore plant in Bulgaria.
He has been Vice President of Copper Refining and Mining Projects and a member of the Executive Committee since the demerger of Cumerio from the Umicore Group.
Dr. Stefan Boel was appointed to the Aurubis AG Executive Board effective April 19, 2008 and has been responsible for the copper products sector since then.
Hamburg, born: January 4, 1957
appointed until September 30, 2018
He worked for the Volkswagen Group from March 1989 to 1995, developing the controlling process in the course of the acquisition of Skoda in Prague. He then held management positions at VAW Aluminium in Bonn until 2007.
Before he started at Aurubis, Erwin Faust was Chief Financial Officer of Novelis Europa, a subgroup of the world’s largest producer of rolled aluminum products, Novelis Inc. based in Atlanta (USA). Novelis was separated from Alcan Inc. and went public in 2005. Faust was Financial Director of the European rolled products division at Alcan Inc. starting in 2003 and participated extensively in the deconsolidation of the European companies. In his function as Chief Financial Officer of Novelis Europa, Erwin Faust also served on the supervisory committees of the European companies and as the Commercial Director of the German company.
Erwin Faust was appointed to the Aurubis AG Executive Board as Chief Financial Officer effective October 1, 2008.
Winsen/Luhe, born: February 16, 1962
appointed until March 31, 2015
He was appointed Production Manager of the RWO in 1993 and was put in charge of the Metallurgy Division in 2001. Peter Willbrandt was granted power of procuration in 2003. He has been head of the primary copper production sector since 2004 and is responsible for the Group Environmental Protection department.
Peter Willbrandt was appointed deputy member of the Aurubis AG Executive Board in 2007 and has been a full member since April 19, 2008.
Peter Willbrandt was appointed Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2012.
Moers, born: September 10, 1957
appointed until April 30, 2016
He worked for the Solvay Group starting in 2002, most recently as Head of Industrial Operations RBU Essential Chemicals Europe. He was responsible for 18 European sites and 4,500 employees. He held several other positions at Solvay prior to that, including Plant Manager and Managing Director of a plant in Bulgaria (Solvay joint venture), where he lived for three years.
Dr. Frank Schneider has been a member of the Aurubis AG Executive Board since June 1, 2013. He oversees Business Unit Recycling/Precious Metals and serves as Director of Industrial Relations.
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