Hans Fischer

CEO Tata Steel Europe

Thanks to his career with various steel manufacturers, Hans Fischer (born in Nijmegen in 1956) has acquired broad international experience with large-scale electricity users and in the field of technology. After obtaining his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology in 1985, Hans Fischer entered employment with Hoogovens Staal (now Tata Steel) where, until 2000, he held various managerial positions. He moved to the German steel manufacturer Salzgitter where, until 2009, he was CEO of Salzgitter Stahl and Executive Board member of the Steel business unit. Following a period as Chairman of Steel Americas Business at ThyssenKrupp Steel North America, Hans Fischer joined the Executive committee of Tata Steel Europe as Chief Technical Officer in 2012. Since March 2014, Hans Fischer has had dual roles, also fulfilling the position of Hub Director Tata Steel IJmuiden.