Thomas Jabs appointed TAKRAF Group CEO

A new lead to boost the Group’s market position in times of important changes for the sector.

The picture shows the new TAKRAF Group CEO, Mr. Thomas Jabs.
New TAKRAF Group CEO, Thomas Jabs.

TAKRAF Group  is pleased to announce today’s appointment of Thomas Jabs as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

Jabs is a skilled leader with over 20 years of experience in the mining and plant engineering business in various executive and managerial positions. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Aachen in 1998, Jabs currently lives in Cologne (Germany) and will move to Leipzig where TAKRAF Group has its headquarters.

“Thomas is the right person for TAKRAF, a company of the Tenova Group. His extensive background and business development skills will help TAKRAF strengthen its leadership position in the market. We are confident that he will be a force in developing and driving the Group forward in a very exciting but also challenging time.” Roberto Pancaldi, Tenova CEO.

“I am very thrilled to be joining TAKRAF Group. I believe it is a very stimulating moment in the evolving mining environment, and the Group has a solid heritage and a great potential that uniquely position it. I am certainly looking forward to developing the company further with a clear ambition to help our customers reach their goals and to impact the future of mining positively”. Thomas Jabs, TAKRAF Group CEO.

We wish Thomas an exciting new start to his role, a warm welcome to TAKRAF Group and “Glück auf*”!

*  Traditional German miners' greeting