Bernd Schäfer

EIT RawMaterials


Bernd  Schäfer has extensive business experience. Prior to his recent role as  CEO/Managing Director at apt Group, leading European supplier of extruded,  anodised and processed aluminium products, he was the VP Commercial, Global  Commercial Transportation and Industrial in Alcoa. His area of accountability  included global market responsibility as well as execution of the innovation  and technology roadmap in close cooperation with R&D.

Mr Schäfer was a Board Member with the Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie  (the trade association of the aluminium industry) and the  Wirtschaftsvereinigung Metalle (the umbrella of metal producing companies in  Germany) until 2020.