11-May-2015 - Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie: Peter Wilkes new Managing Director

With effect of May 1st, 2015 Peter Wilkes has been appointed as Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH next to Dr. Nicole Hamelau. He is responsible for the further strategic development and the operative business of the company and its subsidiaries. Peter Wilkes is the successor of Thomas Arnold, who assumed the position of CEO of Biesterfeld AG on April 1st, 2015.

Peter Wilkes (54) holds a degree in economics and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. With previous management positions at companies like Dow Chemicals, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., and Kolb AG Peter Wilkes has gained over 25 years of international experience in the increasingly globally oriented specialty chemical industry.

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