Press Release

Dr. Peter Schäfer reappointed to the Board of Management – Dr. Klaus Richter new chief representative

27 March 2012

The Supervisory Board of Saarstahl in its meeting held on March 27, 2012, has again appointed Dr. Peter Schäfer (51) as a member of the Board of Management for a further five years with effect from January 1, 2013.

Dr. Schäfer has been a member of the Saarstahl Board of Management since January 1, 2008, and is responsible for the division “Sales and Marketing”.

The Board of Management of Saarstahl will thus be composed as follows: Dr. Karlheinz Blessing (Chairman), Martin Baues (Chief Technical Officer), Fred Metzken (Chief Financial Officer) Dr. Peter Schäfer (Chief Sales Officer) and Peter Schweda (Chief Human Resources Officer and Labour Director).

Furthermore, the Supervisory Board has appointed Dr. Klaus Richter (52) as chief representative of Saarstahl. Dr. Richter, who holds a doctorate in metallurgy, will be responsible for corporate strategy and planning. Since December 2001 he was Technical Director of the LD-Steelmaking plant at Saarstahl. Since October 2009 he has been Managing Director of both ROGESA Roheisengesellschaft Saar mbH and Zentralkokerei Saar GmbH.



Dr. Peter Schäfer

Dr. Klaus Richter