ArcelorMittal appoints new German coil mills’ chief

Thomas Bünger will succeed Reiner Blaschek as chief executive of the ArcelorMittal Bremen and Eisenhüttenstadt plants on 1 February 2024, Kallanish learns from the group.

He will be responsible for the Germany cluster at ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, following Blaschek’s appointment as ceo for the entire European flat steel business (see Kallanish passim). Blaschek will also take over the role of chairman of the management board of ArcelorMittal Germany Holding at a later date.

Bünger was most recently ceo of London-based tin mining development company First Tin. Prior to this, he held several important positions at Aurubis in Hamburg, where he was responsible for operations and technology. Bünger studied at the Mining Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia, and at the Institute for Non-Ferrous Metallurgy and High-Purity Materials at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg.

Christian Koehl Germany