As of September 1, Dr. Konstantinos Savvas takes over as head of the kolb Marketing & Sales department. Besides his strategic and organizational tasks his focus is to expand and strengthen the global sales and service network, as well as key account support, especially in the fields of e-mobility / new drive technologies and medical technologies.
After successfully studying and diploma in mechanical engineering at the University of Hanover, Konstantinos Savvas completed his doctorate in engineering at the Technical University of Freiberg.
Since 2005 he has held various positions at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG, initially in the Technology, Innovation & Sustainability (TIS) department as leading project engineer of research and development projects, including the development of corresponding business models.
Moving 2014 to the Heavy Plate Business Unit as a technical customer consultant for key account clients such as Komatsu or Liebherr, he orientated himself in the area of technical support management for international businesses, at this time especially in South America / Oceania.
In 2016 he took over the business unit sales responsibility for the regions NAFTA, South America, South Africa and in Germany for the Key Account Craco GmbH.
The kolb managing directors and partners Georg Pollmann and Christian Ortmann, who up to now have been responsible for the marketing and sales area in personal union, are also looking forward to the cooperation. CEO Christian Ortmann: “We are sure that with Konstantinos Savvas we have filled another key position in our company with the right person. Due to his education as a mechanical engineer, his great experience in innovation and sustainability projects and his international sales and consulting activities, we are convinced that he is an enrichment for our team. CVO Georg Pollmann: “His background enables him not only to set new impulses, but also to recognize signals from markets and product expectations at an early stage and react accordingly.”
Konstantinos Savvas, 43, is married and lives with his wife and two sons in Düsseldorf.