New CEO Appointment for CeramTec
In this role, H. Steinmetz significantly improved the growth and profitability of the Group and expanded the business into the USA and Russia. Before joining Ruetgers, he held several senior leadership roles at Sulzer AG, Great Lakes Chemical, and General Electric. The current CeramTec CEO, Dr Ulf-D. Zimmermann (66), retired from his executive role and stepped down from the CeramTec Board. He joined the Supervisory Board of CeramTec GmbH and was also appointed Senior Advisor to CeramTec and Cinven – in a newly created role – to enable the company to benefit from his significant industry knowledge going forward.