Karl-Ulrich Köhler is a businessperson who has been at the head of 10 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Co-Managing Director at German Edge Cloud Verwaltungs GmbH, Chairman-Management Board at Saarstahl AG, Chief Executive Officer for Rittal International Stiftung & Co. KG and Chief Executive Officer at Rittal GmbH & Co. KG. Dr. Köhler is also on the board of 5 other companies.
He previously was Chairman-Executive Board at ThyssenKrupp AG Chairman-Supervisory Board for thyssenKrupp Rasselstein GmbH and Chairman-Management Board at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG (both are subsidiaries of ThyssenKrupp AG), CEO, COO, CTO, Director & Managing Director at Tata Steel Europe Ltd., Chairman-Management Board at Corus Group Ltd., President of European Confederation of Iron & Steel Industries and Member-Executive Committee at World Steel Association.
He received a doctorate from the University of Clausthal Technical.