Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Niemeyer

Chairman of the Executive Management Board/Technology and Development/Production

Secreterial contact:
Gudrun Heinrichsrüscher

Tel. +49.231.569 1200
Fax +49.231.569 41200
Matthias Niemeyer 

  • As of January 1, 2014
    Head of the Salzgitter AG Technology division and thus member of the Group Executive Management
  • As of April 1, 2011
    Assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer at KHS GmbH
  • June 6, 2010
    KHS AG becomes KHS GmbH
  • As of September 1, 2009
    Chief Technology Officer at KHS AG

  • January 1, 2004 – September 13, 2009
    Managing Director of Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH, Salzgitter and Duisburg, Germany
  • May 2003 – September 2009
    Head of R&D Management at Salzgitter AG (in dual role)
  • May 2003 – December 2003
    Head of the Werkstoffzentrum (Materials Center) at Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter, Germany
  • November 2001 – April 2003
    Head of the Development department – Steel & Processing Divisions at Salzgitter AG, Salzgitter, Germany
  • October 1997 – October 2001
    Chief engineer at the Institut für Werkstoffkunde (Institute of Material Science), University of Hanover, Germany, in dual role 'Technologie der Werkstoffe' (Materials Technology) division manager
  • March 1995 – September 1997
    Managing Director of the special research sector 'Prozessintegrierte Qualitätssicherung' (Process-integrated Quality Assurance)
  • March 1994 – February 1995
    Research associate at the Institut für Werkstoffkunde (Institute of Material Science), University of Hanover, Germany,
  • After successfully completing his mechanical engineering studies at the University of Hanover, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Niemeyer, born in 1967, was awarded a doctorate (Dr.-Ing) in 1998 and habilitation (qualification as a university lecturer) in 2001. In 2005, he was appointed as adjunct professor at the University of Hanover.