Dr Titus Gebel has stepped down as CEO of Deutsche Rohstoff AG in Heidelberg. He left the company at his own request on 31 December 2014. Dr Thomas Gutschlag, previously CFO of the company, has taken over as CEO. A new executive board member, Dr Jörg Reichert, was appointed on 1 January 2015. Dr Reichert will be responsible for the company’s mining projects.