ThyssenKrupp Steel USA announces new president and CEO

CALVERT, AL (WSFA) - ThyssenKrupp Steel USA announced Monday that Christian Dohr has been named its President and CEO effective January 1, 2012.

Dohr is currently President and CEO of ThyssenKrupp's TWB Company (TWB), a tailor welded blank manufacturer based in Monroe, Michigan.

Dohr, who holds a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, has worked for ThyssenKrupp for more than 20 years. Prior to joining TWB, he was Managing Director of ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks in Europe, where he set up and supervised plants in Italy, Sweden, Turkey and Mexico.

Dohr will be replacing Christoph Lackinger, who the company announced last week would be assuming other responsibilities within the ThyssenKrupp Group.