Claudia Bertram-Kretzberg

Claudia Bertram-Kretzberg

CIO of Klöckner & Co,


5.1bn €


7,1 k


In the steel and metal distribution, Klöckner & Co is one of the world’s largest producer-independent companies. Thanks to our modern service centers, we rank among the top suppliers of high-quality processed steel and metal products.

To better serve our customers, we offer all key product-related services from consulting and procurement through warehousing and processing to distribution. Drawing on our expertise and technical resources, we devise and implement end-to-end solutions for many different industries and for companies of any size.

As a pioneer of the digital transformation in the steel industry, our target is to fully digitalize and largely automate the supply and service chain.

  • October 2019 - Present: Group CIO / Managing Director of Klöckner Shared Services GmbH
  • July 2021 - Present: Managing Director of kloeckner.i GmbH
  • June 2014 - September 2019: Group CIO of Scheidt & Bachmann GmbH
  • April 2011 - May 2014: Senior Manager IT Management & Governance at Dorma Deutschland GmbH
  • April 2008 - March 2011: Senior Department Manager at Metro Systems GmbH
  • June 1997 - March 2008: Department Manager at Douglas Informatik and Service GmbH
  • Bachelor Degree in computer science
  • Master Degree in mathematics
  • Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) / Ph.D. in computer science
  • Cloudshift of all our data centers
  • Completion of our global SDWAN rollout
  • Further digitalization of internal processes
  • Unification of IT security measures
  • Further harmonization of our ERP systems