Ines Kolmsee has been in the management of the Group since 2004, first as Sole Director (of a German GmbH). When SKW Metallurgie was turned into an Aktiengesellschaft (joint-stock corporation) in May 2006, she became Sole Member of the Executive Board (Alleinvorstand), and during the same year Chairperson of the Executive Board (Vorstandsvorsitzende).
Ms Kolmsee completed her studies at TU Berlin (Germany) in Energy and Process Engineering as well as further studies at the Ecole des Mines de St. Etienne (France), acquiring two degrees. After a short stint in the IT industry, she worked for A. T. Kearney as a management consultant. At Business School INSEAD (France und Singapore), she acquired the degree of â€śMaster of Business Administrationâ€ś (MBA). Thereafter, Ms Kolmsee worked for Ericsson in international key account management. Thereafter, she changed to Versatel Germany as Managing Director for Finance, and thereafter to the Finance Department of ARQUES (which theretofore had been minority owner of Versatel Germany).
In 2004, she changed to the operative management of the then SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding GmbH, which in 2006 turned into todayâ€™s SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG.