Effective June 1, 2023, Dr. Dirk Steinbrink (57) will be joining the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems.
As new Chief Operating Officer (COO), he will assume overall responsibility for Engineering, Multi Project Management & Planning, Production, Quality Management and Research & Technology.
Dr. Steinbrink, a PhD in engineering, joins thyssenkrupp from Braunschweigische Maschinenbauanstalt (BMA), an international group specialized in developing, producing and distributing machinery for sugar production and processing, to name but a few. There, he held overall responsibility as CEO since 2018. Prior to that, he was for many years in strategic executive positions at Nexans, a listed French cable manufacturer – most recently as global Chief Technology Officer (CTO), amongst others responsible for Research & Development as well as the German business.
Dr. Steinbrink has extensive leadership and transformation experience, not only in international organizational and ownership structures, but also in medium-sized companies.