Personel Matter Lanxess has Appointed a New Member of the Board of Management
Lanxess has appointed Hubert Fink as a new Member of the Board of Management. He will hold resposibility for Advanced Intermediates segment.
Cologne – The Supervisory Board of Lanxess has appointed Dr. Hubert Fink to the Board of Management. Effective October 1, 2015, the number of members of the Board of Management will thus increase from three to four. Fink currently heads the Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit at Lanxess.
On the Board he will hold responsibility for the Advanced Intermediates segment with the Advanced Industrial Intermediates and Saltigo business units and for the High Performance Materials business unit; he will also assume responsibility for the Global Procurement & Logistics group function and the Production, Technology, Safety and Environment (PTSE) group function, which combines all production-related services.
Supervisory Board Chairman Dr. Rolf Stomberg: “In Hubert Fink, we have appointed an experienced expert from within the company to join the Board of Management. His expertise in chemistry and technology will be a valuable asset to the Board of Management. The Supervisory Board wishes him every success in his new position.”
Matthias Zachert, Chairman of the Board of Management: “Hubert Fink is an excellent authority on our products, production processes and markets. He was with the comany from the very beginning and knows our company inside out. This will help us make even swifter progress with Lanxess’ realignment.”
Hubert Fink was born in Jülich, Germany, in 1962. He studied process engineering at RWTH Aachen University, obtaining his doctorate in 1988. He completed a second diploma in business administration and engineering at RWTH Aachen University in 1992.
Fink joined Bayer in 1988. After holding various positions in production, plant engineering and the corporate staff division, he became head of Global Operations Semi-Crystalline Products in the Bayer Polymers subgroup in 2002.
When the Lanxess organization was set up in 2004, Fink became head of the Semi-Crystalline Products business unit. He has headed the Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit since 2011.