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Wolfgruber is Chairman of LANXESS Board

Source:Plastics News Asia

Date Published:5/16/2018 08:05:15 PM

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber succeeds Dr. Rolf Stomberg as Chairman of Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG; Dr. Stomberg is now Honorary Chairman   
Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG. At its constituent meeting, the Supervisory Board of the specialty chemicals company elected the doctor of chemistry and former CEO of Altana AG as the successor to Dr. Rolf Stomberg, who resigned from his office after the Annual Stockholders' Meeting. Dr. Wolfgruber has been a member of the Supervisory Body as a stockholder representative since 2015. 
“LANXESS has undergone extensive change in recent years, and is on a stable course for growth. We aim to bring the full potential of this Group to fruition in the years ahead. In my new role, I am looking forward to continuing down our chosen path and breaking new ground in conjunction with the Board of Management and all employees,” said Dr. Wolfgruber.
Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber - LANXESS
Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber 
On his re-election to the Supervisory Board in 2015, Dr. Stomberg had announced that he would not be serving his full term of office. However, he will maintain links with the company.  
Pamela Knapp (60) has joined the LANXESS Supervisory Board as a new member. She was elected by the stockholders at the Annual Stockholders' Meeting held on May 15, 2018. The economics graduate was previously CFO at the listed market-research company GFK SE in Nuremberg, Germany. Prior to that, she held various managerial roles at the Siemens Group.


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