Rheinmetall AG

Rheinmetall AG

Rheinmetall AG

Date Founded



Rheinmetall Platz 1,Dusseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen 40476

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Auto Parts & Tires
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Aerospace & Defense

Company Description

Rheinmetall AG is a holding company, which engages in the production of automotive components and defence equipment. It operates through two segments: Defence and Automotive. The Defence segment offers vehicle, infantry equipment, protection and weapon systems, air defense systems, function sequence networking as well as simulation hardware and software. The Automotive segment supplies engine blocks, plain bearings, and pistons. The company was founded by Heinrich Ehrhardt on April 13, 1889 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Head-Actuators Product Division, Pierburg GmbH

Chief Financial Officer, Head-Finance, Controlling & IT

Head-Human Resource

Chairman, Corporate Sector Automotive

Chairman-Automotive Corporate Sector

General Counsel

Head of Investor Relations

Head-Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Head-Defence Press & Information

Supervisory Board

Former President at Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.

Professional at Rheinmetall AG

Former Purchasing & Supplier Network at BMW AG

Former Department Head & Research Assistant at Technical University of Munich

Professional at Rheinmetall AG

Professor, Leadership & Control Problems Enterprise at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Head-Actuators Product Division, Pierburg GmbH at Rheinmetall AG

Professor, Applied Business Administration at Bochum University of Applied Sciences

Shareholder Representative, Supervisory Board at Rheinmetall AG

Chief Executive Officer at Siteco Beleuchtungstechnik GmbH

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Rheinmetall AG, Ks Huayu Alutech GmbH purchase Albert Hackerodt Maschinen- und Werkzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG

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Rheinmetall AG, Rheinmetall Simulation Australia Pty Ltd. purchase Sydac Pty Ltd. /Defence Business from Knorr-Bremse AG

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Rheinmetall AG, KSPG AG purchase Mechadyne International Ltd.

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