Chief Technical Officer

Area of responsibility: Global technical Competence Centers: Cement (CCC), Aggregates & Asphalt (CCA), and Readymix (CCR)
Member of the Managing Board since 1 February 2024; appointed until 31 January 2027

Personal Data

Place of birth: Heidelberg, Germany
Date of birth: 20 June 1975
Marital status: married, two children


Axel Conrads studied mining engineering at the universities TU Clausthal and RWTH Aachen, Germany. 


Axel Conrads joined Heidelberg Materials in 1999 and held several senior management positions in Germany, the USA, Belgium, and Bulgaria. From 2020, he was President of the Midwest Region in Indianapolis, USA. In February 2024, he was appointed to the Managing Board of Heidelberg Materials. As Chief Technical Officer, he is responsible for the global technical Competence Centers Cement, Aggregates & Asphalt, and Readymix.

Axel Conrads in blue suit and white shirt