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Company Overview of H.C. Starck GmbH

Company Overview

H.C. Starck GmbH, through its subsidiaries, produces and supplies technology/refractory metals, advanced ceramics, and thermal spray powders. It offers tungsten powders, such as tungsten carbides for carbide tools and wear parts; tungsten and cast tungsten carbides for oil and gas drilling; tungsten metal powders for heavy metal alloys; and tungsten chemicals as precursors for catalysts. The company also provides tantalum/niobium powders, which include tantalum/niobium metal powders for capacitor and sputtering applications; tantalum/niobium metal powders as a raw material for semi-finished products and other metallurgical applications; high purity tantalum/niobium metal powders; tantalum/ni...

Landsberger Strasse 98

Munich,  80339


Founded in 1920


49 89 5009 420


49 89 5009 42499

Key Executives for H.C. Starck GmbH

Chairman of Supervisory Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board
Chairman of the Executive Management and Chief Operating Officer
Interim Head of the Fabricated Products Division
Managing Director
Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

H.C. Starck GmbH Key Developments

H.C. Starck Group Announces Management Changes

H.C. Starck appointed Dr. Dennis Schulze to serve as a member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of the H.C. Starck Group. Dr. Engelbert Heimes will remain Chairman of the Executive Board of the Group on an ongoing basis. Schulze will replace Dr. Matthias Schmitz, who is leaving the company to take on a new professional role. Additionally, Dr. Jan Lösch has been newly appointed to the Executive Management of H.C. Starck GmbH, where he will serve as Managing Director responsible for Accounting and Controlling. Dr. Jens Knöll will assume the position of the Chairman of the Executive Management of H.C. Starck GmbH in addition to his duties as Chief Operating Officer of H.C. Starck Group. Dr. Michael Reiss remains member of the Executive Management of H.C. Starck GmbH.

H.C. Starck Announces Executive Changes

Dmitry Shashkov, President and CEO of the Fabricated Products Division, is leaving H.C. Starck as of August 1, at his own request to pursue new opportunities. Mark Confroy, currently the COO of the Fabricated Products, will take over as head of the Division in the interim.

H.C. Starck Inc. Announces Executive Changes; Announces Revenues Results for the Year 2015

H.C. Starck announced, Dr. Engelbert Heimes, former Chairman of the Advisory Board, has taken over the position of CEO after Dr. Andreas Meier left the company. In doing so, he vacates his office as Chairman of the Advisory Board, which is being taken over by Gregor Böhm, Co-head of the Europe Buyout Advisory Group at The Carlyle Group. In addition, Dr. Jens Knöll is advancing to become Chief Operating Officer (COO). The company announced revenues results for the year 2015. For the year, the company performed well in 2015 despite a difficult market environment. The company increased its revenues from the previous year to EUR 815.2 million, compared with EUR 785.9 million.

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