From experience with responsibility
Anyone who heads an internationally successful plant engineering group bears a lot of responsibility: for people, the environment and the future of industry. To accomplish this task daily requires a reliable leadership team of experienced individuals who act in partnership and have the ability to make the right decisions together.
Get to know the managing directors of the Küttner Group here.
Dr.-Ing. Christian Bartels von Varnbüler
Born in 1961
1989: Graduate engineer in metallurgy and iron metallurgy at RWTH Aachen University
1994: Doctorate in engineering at RWTH Aachen University
Before joining the Küttner Group in 2000, Mr. Bartels spent eleven years with Thyssen Krupp AG in various management positions.
Dr. iur. Karl Isken
Managing Partner (CFO)
Born in 1959
1985: 1st state examination in law at the University of Münster
1989: 2nd state examination
1990: Doctorate (Dr. iur.) at the University of Münster, Germany
Before joining the Küttner Group in 2006, Mr. Isken worked for LTU Group for 15 years in various management positions, initially as in-house counsel and finally as a member of the Executive Board. Mr. Isken is a specialist lawyer for labour law and Interim Executive EBS.
Dr.-Ing. Jan Hendrik Meier-Kortwig
Born in 1971, Germany
1997: Graduate engineer Processing and Finishing of the Faculty of Mining, Metallurgy and Earth Sciences, RWTH Aachen University
2001: Doctorate in engineering at RWTH Aachen University
Before joining the Küttner Group in 2013, Mr. Meier-Kortwig held various management positions at Siempelkamp and SMS Mevac.
Dr.-Ing. Peter Weber
Managing Partner (CEO)
Born in 1963
1983: Graduate engineer metallurgy / ferrous metallurgy Technical University Clausthal-Zellerfeld
1989: Ph.D. (Pyrometallurgy) University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Before joining the Küttner Group in 2015, Mr Weber first held various management positions at Lurgi Metallurgie before joining the Outotec Group in 2006 as a member of the Executive Board with responsibility for a wide range of business areas.
Dipl.-Ing. Lothar Jungemann
Managing Partner (COO)
Born in 1964
1983: Engineering studies at the Technical University Clausthal-Zellerfeld
Before joining the Küttner Group in 2020 Mr. Jungemann first held various management positions at Krupp Polysius AG since 1989. In 2007 he became managing director of Uhde GmbH. In 2013 he took over the management of ThyssenKrupp Resource Technologies. Since 2018 he worked for a private equity company.
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