Born in 1963
CEO since 1 January 2013
Member since 1 January 2012
Appointed up to 31 December 2026
Employee of Rheinmetall since 1990
Armin Papperger has also been
Chairman of the Management Board Defence of Rheinmetall AG since 1 January 2012.
Helmut P. Merch
Born in 1956
Member since 1 January 2013
Appointed up to 31 December 2022
Employee of Rheinmetall since 1982
Helmut P. Merch is CFO of Rheinmetall AG and
CFO on the Management Board Defence of Rheinmetall AG.
Peter Sebastian Krause
Born in 1960
Member since 1 January 2017
Appointed up to 31 December 2024
Employee of Rheinmetall since 1997
As member of the Executive Board Rheinmetall AG
Peter Sebastian Krause is responsible for human resources.
Peter Sebastian Krause has been a member of the Executive Board of Rheinmetall Automotive AG since July 1, 2007 and a member of the Management Board Defence of Rheinmetall AG since January 1, 2014. He represents the area of Human Resources on these boards as well as on the Executive Board of Rheinmetall AG.