Thyssenkrupp has appointed Volker Hellberg as the new country CEO of Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions in Saudi Arabia.
Hellberg has a long track record in the Middle East and has been with Thyssenkrupp since 2015. He succeeds Thomas Dreiling who moves to Germany as head of the Operating Unit Cement Plants.
Hellberg has a long-standing connection to Saudi Arabia and will continue to drive the growth of Thyssenkrupp’s plant engineering and construction business in the country with a special focus on the industrial service portfolio. Previously, he served as the vice president Service and Business Development Cement & Mining at thyssenkrupp Saudi Arabia. In the past, Hellberg has worked at various multinational companies including Humboldt Wedag GmbH and Claudius Peters Technologies GmbH, and has vast experience in industrial services.
Dreiling has made an immense contribution to Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions in Saudi Arabia over the last four years. He was responsible for combining various thyssenkrupp businesses such as cement, mining, chemicals and services into a single entity - Thyssenkrupp Saudi Arabia Contracting. He also played a major role in growing a strong network of clients, government entities and stakeholders such as for the Yamama project.