Arne Wittig, thyssenkrupp AG

Group General Counsel and Head of Legal


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Arne Wittig is the Group General Counsel and Head of Legal of Thyssenkrupp AG. He and his team of approximately 140 in-house lawyers located in Germany and around the world are responsible for the legal support of this German diversified industrial group. Mr. Wittig is based in Germany.

The focus of Mr. Wittig’s professional work is legal issues addressing corporate governance and capital markets. In addition, he has acquired extensive knowledge in banking and corporate finance working many years for Deutsche Bank, where he headed the legal department for Germany and Central Europe until 2012.

Mr. Wittig is co-editor of Wertpapier-Mitteilungen, which is Germany´s leading journal on banking and securities law. He is on the advisory council of Bankrechtliche Vereinigung, Germany´s academic association for banking law, and has been teaching at the University of Mainz for many years.

Mr. Wittig is the editor and co-author of the 4th edition of the treatise on bank and securities law founded by Kuempel, and he has published numerous articles in various law journals and several contributions as co-author for legal treatises on all aspects of corporate governance, capital markets, and corporate finance.

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