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  • 01/07/2024
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LIBERTY appoints Andreas Böcskör as CFO of its European business

LIBERTY Steel Group (“LIBERTY”) has appointed Andreas Böcskör as the new Chief Financial Officer of its European business. Andreas joins LIBERTY today and will be based in its new Vienna office. Andreas will report to Thomas Gangl, who has now joined the business as CEO of LIBERTY’s European business (link).

Andreas brings a wealth of experience to LIBERTY’s business, most notably from his recent tenure at the industry group Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment, where he led key projects in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and played an integral part in establishing a robust global organisation with a focus on legal, finance, and sustainability initiatives.

Starting today, Andreas will oversee all financial aspects of LIBERTY’s European operations, including strategic financial planning and reporting, risk management, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. As a key member of Thomas Gangl’s executive team, his expertise will be crucial in aligning LIBERTY’s financial strategies with its sustainability objectives and accelerating its green steel transformation agenda.

Sanjeev Gupta, Executive Chairman, LIBERTY Steel Group said:

“Andreas’s arrival comes at a pivotal time for LIBERTY as we complete our restructuring in Europe and set a strategic framework for the future. With Thomas Gangl and Andreas now in post we’re building a strong and experienced leadership team in Europe that will help us weather tough market conditions and forge a sustainable future in green steel.”

Further information from:

Patrick Toyne-Sewell

Head of Communications – Europe

GFG Alliance


+44 7767 498 195



Heinz Lederer

Communications Advisor (Austria)

+43 6641 0283 68


Note to the editors:


LIBERTY Steel Group, part of the GFG Alliance and a leading GREENSTEEL producer, is a global integrated steel business bringing together assets across the steel supply chain, from production of liquid steel from raw and recycled materials through to high value precision engineered steels. With a total rolling capacity of 20 million tonnes, 200+ manufacturing locations globally across 10 countries and employing more than 30,000 people, LIBERTY Steel’s furnaces, mills, services centres and distribution sites across the UK, continental Europe, Australia, the United States and China serve demanding sectors such as construction, energy, aerospace, automotive, and infrastructure. LIBERTY Steel is a leader in sustainable industry with a mission to become Carbon Neutral by 2030 (CN30).