Founder of Constellation Acquisition Corp. I, Klaus-Christian Kleinfeld is a businessperson who has been at the head of 9 different companies and is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at this company. Dr. Kleinfeld is also Honorary Trustee at The Brookings Institution and Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. and on the board of 7 other companies.
Dr. Kleinfeld previously was Chairman of U.S.-Russia Business Council, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Howmet Aerospace, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa, Inc. (a subsidiary of Howmet Aerospace, Inc.), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Arconic Corp., President & Chief Executive Officer at Siemens AG Chairman for Siemens Logistics & Assembly Systems and President & Chief Executive Officer at Siemens Corp. (both are subsidiaries of Siemens AG), Chief Executive Officer & Director at Alcoa Corp., Member-Supervisory Board at Bayer AG, Director at Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. and Member of The Trilateral Commission.
He received an MBA from the University of Gottingen and a doctorate from Wuerzburg Schweinfurt University of Applied Sciences.