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PSI Metals Completes Generational Change

New Strategy Committee secures continuity of the company’s product and consulting strategy 

Joerg Hackmann and Harald Henning have been appointed as new Directors at PSI Metals next to Thomas Quinet, Managing Director since 2017. The Strategy Committee focuses on accelerating the transformation of PSImetals towards group standard technologies based on the state-of-the-art PJF3 framework. Sven Busch, managing the metals business of PSI for 22 years, is stepping down and will be available in an advisory role.

Joerg Hackmann, Harald Henning, Thomas Quinet

Thomas Quinet

"For several years PSI has been the market leader in production management for the metals industry. To continue the growth of the company we will further focus on our product and consulting strategy. I look forward to contributing my expertise to help our customers get the most out of PSImetals and to win them as long-term partners of PSI Metals." 

Thomas Quinet has been Managing Director of PSI Metals GmbH and PSI Metals Non Ferrous GmbH since 2017. He has a degree in civil engineering and entered the metals business already in 2001. He started as sales executive, took over leadership as sales director very soon and became member of the board at PSI Metals Belgium in 2009. After performing an executive MBA he took over the role of the Financial Director in 2013. Thomas Quinet’s focus on the Strategy Committee, in addition to his continued responsibility for financials and HR, lies on sales and customer service.

Joerg Hackmann

“Today, IT companies like us are facing fundamental changes driven by our customers' need for advanced digitization and the introduction of new technologies like AI. As Managing Director, I look forward to supporting our customers in this transformation. This includes the further development of our best-in-class products as well as our growing consulting expertise in all areas of production management in the metals sector.”

Since 2020 Joerg Hackmann has been Managing Director of PSI Metals GmbH and PSI Metals Non Ferrous GmbH in Germany. He is a graduate mathematician, joined PSI as software engineer in 1991 and has worked for the metals business since then. In 2010 he was appointed Director of Product & Methodology and in 2013 a member of the PSI Metals Executive Board. As a Director of the Strategy Committee Joerg Hackmann is responsible for product, technology and consulting.

Harald Henning

"IT projects continue to increase in complexity, especially with the expanding demands of clients on technology and the global integration of their operations. Our project teams will meet these challenges with technical and business expertise, and further enhance PSI’s position as the market leader. The PSImetals Suite forms the basis for the metals industry with an unparalleled depth and breadth of functionality."

Harald Henning has been President of PSI Metals North America Inc. in the USA since 2011 and also a Director of the Strategy Committee since 2020. After his PhD in Applied Physics, he joined PSI in Germany as developer and project manager in 1988. In 2008 he embarked on the challenge of establishing and growing PSI Metals in North America and founded the company in 2011. In his role as Director of the Strategy Committee, he is responsible for project execution and delivery, focused on providing customers with the benefits of PSI Metals solutions.