Management New Business Line Manager for the Lanxess-Subcompany Saltigo
Jörg Schneider will assume the management of the Agro & Fine Chemicals business line of Saltigo on February 1, 2012. The former managing director of Lanxess Elastômeros do Brasil will succeed Dr. Uwe Brunk, who is leaving the subcompany of Lanxess at his own request.
Langenfeld — From February 2012, Jörg Schneider will be the new managing director of the Saltigo Business Line Agro & Fine Chemicals.
Schneider began his career in 1978 with a three-year commercial training course at Bayer and worked in the sales department of Bayer's Rubber Business Group.
Born in Leverkusen, Schneider held various positions in sales, marketing and technical service in Germany and abroad. When Lanxess was established in the year 2004, Schneider became global head of the Sales & Technical Service department of the Rubber Chemicals business unit.
Following the acquisition of the largest Latin American rubber manufacturer Petroflex in 2008, Schneider became managing director of the newly established company Lanxess Elastômeros do Brasil.