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Thyssenkrupp to pick CFO Kerkhoff as interim CEO - Handelsblatt

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(Reuters) - will likely agree on chief as interim this week, German newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing company sources.

The supervisory board on Friday accepted the sudden resignation of Heinrich Hiesinger, who had led since January 2011, just days after he sealed a joint venture deal with

said the remaining management board, comprising Guido Kerkhoff, and Donatus Kaufmann, would lead the group without a for the time being.

Thyssenkrupp declined to comment.

Kerkhoff joined Thyssenkrupp from in 2011.

(Reporting by Christoph Steitz; editing by Jason Neely)

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 13:58 IST