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  • Dr. Henrik Adam, Chief Executive Officer

    Dr. Henrik Adam is the Chief Executive Officer of Tata Steel in Europe.

    Henrik became Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Tata Steel in Europe in July 2019.

    In 2011, Henrik joined the Executive Committee of Tata Steel in Europe as Chief Commercial Officer, with responsibility for the commercial function, a large network of Service/ Distribution Centres across Europe, and market & sales offices around the world. Henrik has led Tata Steel's European activities in order to transform it into a customer-focused organisation.

    Born in Essen in Germany, Henrik is a mechanical engineer, who has specialised in the field of automotive engineering, notably in the application of materials in vehicle design. He started his career in 1991 as a scientist in vehicle safety technologies before becoming Managing Director of a German engineering services consultancy company.

    Before joining Tata Steel, Henrik was CEO of thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel and a Member of the Board of Eisen- und Hüttenwerke AG, the stock exchange listed holding company for the tinplate and electrical steel businesses of thyssenkrupp. Prior to this, he held a wide range of responsibilities at thyssenkrupp since 1998, including Chairman of the Board of thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel India, Chairman of the Board of thyssenkrupp Steel Japan, CTO of thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel and Senior Vice President Sales and Engineering Auto.

    Henrik has been a Director of EEF (now called Make UK), the UK’s manufacturers’ organisation, and Chairman of WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association which successfully released multiple projects including UltraLight Steel Auto Body and FutureSteelVehicle.