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Executive Board

Armin Papperger
Engineering graduate
Born in 1963
Nationality: German

CEO since 1 January 2013
Member since 1 January 2012
Appointed up to 31 December 2021
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
Business graduate
Born in 1956
Nationality: German

Member since 1 January 2013
Appointed up to 31 December 2021
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
Lawyer
Born in 1960
Nationality: German

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.

Joerg Grotendorst
Engineering graduate
Born in 1969
Nationality: German

Member since 1 October 2020
Appointed up to 30 September 2023
Employee of Rheinmetall since 2020

Jörg Grotendorst represents the Automotive sector on the Executive Board of Rheinmetall AG.

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