July 13, 2018 / 8:13 AM / 8 days ago

Thyssenkrupp names finance chief Kerkhoff as interim CEO

FRANKFURT, July 13 (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp named Chief Financial Officer Guido Kerhoff on Friday as interim CEO while the supervisory board searches for a replacement for Heinrich Hiesinger, who resigned a week ago.

Hiesinger quit after failing to win unanimous shareholder backing for a deal to create a steel joint venture with India’s Tata Steel, while activist investors are campaigning for a radical restructuring of the industrial group. (Reporting by Douglas Busvine Editing by Maria Sheahan)

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below