Peter Wilkes new Managing Director at Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH
Chemicals and plastics distributor Biesterfeld AG (Hamburg, Germany) has appointed Peter Wilkes as Managing Director for its subsidiary Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH effective 01. May 2015. He will be responsible “for the further strategic development and the operative business of the company and its subsidiaries”, Biesterfeld said in a statement.
Wilkes, who holds a degree in economics and earned an Executive MBA from the University of Chicago, will work with Dr. Nicole Hamelau as co-Managing Director.
Previous stations in his international career in the specialty chemcals industry of more than 25 years include management positions at companies like Kolb AG, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. and The Dow Chemical Company.
He succeeds Thomas Arnold, who was named CEO of Biesterfeld AG earlier this year.
Source: Biesterfeld press release
HGE – DCG / 13.05.2015