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Thomas Ludwig

Affiliate Partner at Lindsay Goldberg


Following a trainee program at Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl, Dr. Ludwig began his career at Klöckner Werke AG and moved to Klöckner & Co AG (FRA: KCO), one of the largest producer-independent distributors of steel and metal products and a leading steel service center company. As Member of the Executive Board he was responsible for raw materials, recycling and environmental technology. He subsequently joined the Thyssen Group (now ThyssenKrupp), where he built the services division and became Chief Executive Officer of ThyssenKrupp Serv AG.

 From 2003 to 2009 Dr. Ludwig was CEO of Klöckner & Co SE, during which time, he took the company public. He joined Lindsay Goldberg as an Affiliate Partner based in Düsseldorf in 2010. Dr. Thomas Ludwig serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of TRIMET Aluminium SE and VDM Metals GmbH. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bandstahl Schulte & Co. GmbH and Member of the Advisory Boards of Grünenthal GmbH and Schur Flexibles Group. Furthermore, Dr. Ludwig is Member of the Board of Stelco Holdings Inc.