After more than 35 years of leading Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH, Dipl.-Ing. Bruno Mayer hands over the sole management of the company to his son Dipl.-Ing. Stephan O. Mayer on 01 October 2023.
On 30 September 2023, Dipl.-Ing. Bruno Mayer will retire from the management of Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH after more than 35 years. In 1988, he took over the management of the steel foundry, which was then still operating under the umbrella of Thyssen AG as SWB Stahlformgussgesellschaft mbH, and developed it into the globally leading manufacturer of wear-resistant tools and components for shredder technology – since 2006, as a 100% subsidiary of SWB Holding GmbH, an owner-managed family business. Bruno Mayer is and remains the majority shareholder and Chairman of the Management Board of SWB Holding GmbH and will be granted power of attorney for Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH from 01 October 2023.
The new CEO of Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH from 01 October 2023 is Dipl.-Ing. Stephan O. Mayer. The previous authorised signatory and head of the ‘Operational Management’ division has been with the company since 2008 and is also a shareholder and member of the management of SWB Holding GmbH. As the future head of the operationally active Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH, he has made it his task, in addition to the continuous further development of the company and the products it manufactures, to position the company, which belongs to the group of energy-intensive manufacturing companies in Germany, in a future-proof manner oriented towards the global climate goals.