Thomas Hansmann (*1961) has been CTO of the management board of SMS group since 2023. Mr. Hansmann looks back on a 28-year career in metallurgical plant engineering. He started his career in 1995 at SMS group subsidiary Paul Wurth in Luxembourg, where he most recently headed the Italian company and served as COO and CTO of the company. In addition, he took over the management of the Center of Excellence Metallurgy at SMS group in 2019, before being appointed to the SMS group management board as CTO. Thomas Hansmann holds a PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from RWTH Aachen University.