As a member of the Board of Management and Chief Personnel Officer, Burkhard Hartmann has been in charge of the Human Resources Department since September 2011.
This includes the departments for Fundamental HR Issues as well as Worker Health and Safety and Ideas Management.
Prior to this (from 2005), he served as a Human Resources Manager at Peiner Träger GmbH.
Following his apprenticeship and vocational training as a wholesale and international trade specialist, Burkhard Hartmann was appointed Line Manager/HR Advisor in the Central HR Recruitment and Development Department of Hoesch Stahl AG. Later, he took on the role of Head of HR and Industrial Management Affairs. From 1994, he served as Head of Human Resources at Hoesch Spundwand und Profil GmbH.
Burkhard Hartmann was nominated an honorary judge at Dortmund's Social Court in 2003.