Board of Directors
Mr. Michael Kotas
Mr. Michael Kotas has over 22 years of within international business environment, mainly within ferrous / non-ferrous metal sectors in various functions. He is passionate in delivering productivity, operations and process efficiency that will impact the bottom-line of the organization. Mr. Kotas has high analytical skills and is enthusiastic about building and improving high performing teams. He is fluent in multiple languages German, English, Spanish and has extensive work experience abroad.

Mr. Michael Kotas is a German National and has completed his Business Administration from HSB Hochschule Bremen – City University of Applied Sciences. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from ESSEC Business School and Mannheim Business School.

Mr. Michael Kotas is associated with John Cockerill Group since 2018. He was the Company Manager at John Cockerill UVK for 3 years and then he moved to Cockerill Engineering Beijing since July, 2021. Mr. Kotas has worked with Danieli Group, Meinerzhagen, ArcelorMittal and Sidstahl before joining John Cockerill Group. In his last assignment, he was the General Manager for Cockerill Engineering Beijing in China.

Mr. Michael Kotas has strong leadership qualities and has grown well in his career. His geographical exposure covers India and overseas markets enabling him to gain hands-on exposure of cross-cultural working. He has contributed significantly towards effective business decisions, as well as developing and shaping up professional teams in his previous roles and he has displayed strong functional capabilities combined with leadership and drive to achieve business outcomes.

Mr. Michael Kotas specialises in Strategy Development, Marketing Management, Technology Management, Manufacturing Management, New Business Development and Leadership Development.