Edwin Eichler

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
SMS group GmbH

1958 Born in Passau, Germany
1978 - 1990 Military career as officer in the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) / In parallel, management functions in Glockengießerei Perner GmbH, a bell foundry owned by his family.
1979 - 1982 Studies in Information Technology at the University of the German Armed Forces in Neubiberg.
1990 - 2002 Bertelsmann AG
  • Managing Director Application Development
  • Chairman of Directors of Mondruck GmbH
  • Member of the Board of Bertelsmann Industrie AG/ ARVATO AG (1996-2002)
2002 - 2012 Member of the Board of ThyssenKrupp
  • CEO of TK Material Services AG
  • CEO of TK Elevator AG
  • CEO of TK Stainless AG
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TK Stainless AG
  • CEO of TK Steel Europe, Steel Americas
since 2013 Own business consulting firm - EICHLER M+B Consulting
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Mandates

since 2007 Member of the University Council of the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
since 2009 Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
since 2013 President of the Board of Directors of Schmolz +Bickenbach AG
since 2013 Member of the Advisory Board of Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG
since 2013 Member of the Board of Directors of Hoberg & Driesch SE