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Biesterfeld to re-organise Plastics Division

Biesterfeld Plastics to operate in five Business Units in the Future

Polymers and speciality chemicals distributor Biesterfeld AG (Hamburg, Germany),  announce that its Polymers Distribution division Biesterfeld Plastics GmbH  (Hamburg, Germany) in the future will have five instead of the previous three globally oriented business units: Advanced Polymers, Engineering Polymers, High Performance Polymers, Performance Elastomers and Sustainable Polymer Solutions. The division will continue to be managed by Carsten Harms, Management Spokesperson for Biesterfeld Plastic and Member of the Executive Board of Biesterfeld AG. 

High Performance Polymers and Performance Elastomers will be headed by Dietmar Zinkand, who was responsible for the original Engineering Polymers business unit prior to the reorganisation. Business Manager for the new Engineering Polymers unit will be Martin Rathke, an internal appointment. Advanced Polymers will be overseen by Wilhelm Postel. The new business unit Sustainable Polymer Solutions will be managed by Martin Umbach, Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic and Business Manager for Sustainable Polymer Solutions.

Further staff will be added over time and as the business grows, Biesterfeld said in the announcement. The changes becam effective on 01. January 2021.


Source: Biesterfeld press release

HGE / DCG – 26.01.2021