Dr. Thomas Bünger

Chief Technology Officer

  • Lives in Lüneburg, Germany
  • German citizen
  • Born in 1968
  • Member of the board since October 1, 2018. Appointed until September 30, 2021.
Thomas Bünger

Dr. Bünger studied non-ferrous metallurgy in Freiberg (Germany) and at the Mining Institute in St. Petersburg (Russia). After graduating in 1994, he initially worked as a research fellow at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and, starting in 1996, as an R&D engineer at Freiberger Compound Materials GmbH.

In 2005 he switched to Norddeutsche Affinerie (Aurubis since 2009), where he has served as production engineer in the secondary smelter, production manager in the primary smelter, Senior Vice President Technical Primary Copper, and, most recently, Senior Vice President Operations.

Dr. Bünger was appointed to the Aurubis AG Executive Board as Chief Operations Officer effective October 1, 2018. Since August 15, 2020 Dr. Bünger is appointed as Chief Technology Officer.