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Rheinmetall AG (RHM.DE)

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Rheinmetall AG

Rheinmetall Platz 1
Düsseldorf 40476
49 211 473 01

IndustryAerospace & Defense
Full-time employees21,002

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Armin Theodor PappergerChairman of the Exec. Board & CEO4.5MN/A1963
Mr. Helmut P. MerchCFO & Member of Exec. Board1.63MN/A1956
Mr. Peter Sebastian KrauseDirector of HR & Member of Exec. Board2.15MN/A1960
Mr. Franz-Bernd ReichHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Michael SalzmannChief Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Rolf Giebeler MPA (Harvard)Representative Director of Law & Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Peter RückerHead of Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Rheinmetall AG provides technologies to the mobility and security sectors worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Vehicle Systems, Weapon and Ammunition, Electronic Solutions, Sensors and Actuators, and Materials and Trade. The Vehicle Systems segment offers combat, support, logistics, and special vehicles, including armored tracked vehicles, CBRN protection systems, turret systems, and wheeled logistics and tactical vehicles. The Weapon and Ammunition segment provides threat-appropriate, effective and accurate firepower, and protection solutions, such as large and medium-caliber weapons and ammunition, weapon stations, protection systems, and propellants and powders. The Electronic Solutions segment offers a chain of systems network, such as sensors, networking platforms, automated connected effectors for soldiers, and cyberspace protection solutions, and training and simulation solutions. Its products include air defense systems; soldier systems; command, control, and reconnaissance systems; fire control systems; sensors; and simulations for the army, air force, navy, and civil applications. The Sensors and Actuators segment provides a portfolio of products comprising exhaust gas recirculation systems; throttle valves, control dampers, and exhaust flaps for electromotors; solenoid valves; actuators and valve train systems; oil, water, and vacuum pumps for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and light and heavy-duty off-road applications; and industrial solutions. The Materials and Trade segment focuses on the development of system components for the basic motors, such as engine blocks, structural components, and cylinder heads; plain bearings, and bushes; and replacement parts. It also engages in the aftermarket activities. The company was formerly known as Rheinmetall Berlin AG and changed its name to Rheinmetall AG in 1996. Rheinmetall AG was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Corporate governance

Rheinmetall AG’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 October 2022 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 10; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.