Carsten Spohr resigns from the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG

Carsten Spohr today informed the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG that he is resigning from his Supervisory Board mandate of thyssenkrupp AG with immediate effect.

The resignation takes place to prevent the occurrence of cross-links (Art. 100 par. 2, clause 1, no. 3 AktG) due to the planned appointment of Martina Merz as CEO of thyssenkrupp AG. Martina Merz has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG since 2016.

Martina Merz, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG: "On behalf of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG, I would like to sincerely thank Carsten Spohr for his effort on the Supervisory Board. He has greatly enriched our work with his strong entrepreneurial perspective".

Carsten Spohr has been a member of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG since 2013. With his resignation, Carsten Spohr enables Martina Merz to be appointed CEO of thyssenkrupp AG, as planned after approval by the Supervisory Board, and at the same time to remain on the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.