Dr Michael Krehl
MSG Consulting, Germany
Dr Michael Krehl, founder and owner of the consulting company MSG, previously Chairman of the management board and CEO of PMG Holding GmbH until November 2015. He was responsible for the PMG Group since 2003. Before joining the PMG group (at that time Sinterstahl GmbH) in 1996 as managing director of the Füssen plant he worked for four years as divisional manager at Degussa Electronics Inc. in the USA and 6 years as manager of the PM division at SHW GmbH.
Dr Krehl studied materials science at Technical University Stuttgart and received his master and doctorate degrees working at Max-Planck-Institute for Materials Science on the topic of powder metallurgy of the refractory metals niobium and tantalum.
For many years Dr Krehl was chairman of the German 'Fachverband Pulvermetallurgie' (PM industry federation) and vice president of the 'Wirtschaftsverband Stahl- und Metallverarbeitung' (industry federation for steel and metalworking). He also published approx. 30 papers in the areas of refractory metals, powder metallurgy and production technology.