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Changes in the ANDRITZ AG Executive Board

W. Leitner

Wolfgang Leitner, new member of the ­Supervisory Board of ANDRITZ AG

At the annual meeting of shareholders in April 2022, Wolfgang Leitner was elected as new member of the Supervisory Board of ANDRITZ AG. He was a member of the ANDRITZ AG Executive Board for 35 years, thereof 28 years as President and CEO. Under his tenure, ANDRITZ developed to a successful global market leader in all of its business areas. The all-time record year for ANDRITZ in 2021 marks the absolute peak of his successful leadership.

Joachim Schönbeck

Joachim Schönbeck, new President and CEO of ANDRITZ AG

The new President and CEO of ANDRITZ AG – Joachim Schönbeck – has taken over for Wolfgang Leitner.
Joachim Schönbeck joined ANDRITZ as member of the ANDRITZ AG Executive Board in October 2014. Since then, he has made a substantial contribution towards the very successful development of the Pulp & Paper Capital Systems and the Metals Processing segments for which he was responsible. In his new function, Joachim Schönbeck oversees several Group functions and continues to be responsible for the Pulp & Paper Capital Systems segment.

Domenico Iacovelli

Domenico Iacovelli, newly appointed member of the Executive Board of ANDRITZ AG

Domenico Iacovelli, who has held various management positions in the ANDRITZ GROUP since 2011 and been chairman of the Schuler AG Executive Board since April 2018, was appointed as a new member of the Executive Board of ANDRITZ AG as of April 2022. Domenico Iacovelli has successfully adjusted the Schuler Group to the very challenging market conditions over the past few years and thus laid the foundation for positive development of the company. In addition to his tasks on the Executive Board of ANDRITZ AG for the entire Metals business area, Domenico Iacovelli will continue in his function as chairman of the Schuler AG Executive Board.


ANDRITZ AG celebrating its 170th anniversary

What began in 1852 with the production of metal goods such as wire nails, chains, iron gratings and grave crosses developed into a market-leading, globally operating technology group.

170 years ago, the Hungarian Josef Körösi established the “k. k. privilegierte Maschinenfabrik und Eisengießerei” in Andritz near Graz, thus laying the foundation for today’s ANDRITZ GROUP.

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