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IMCD opens new Office in Dubai and names Managing Director for Middle East

IMCD promotes Manuael Baumann to new Role with Remit to develop Middle East Region

International speciality chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD N.V. (Rotterdam, The Netherland), recently announced it has opened a new location in Dubai to increase its footprint in the region, establishing IMCD Middle East FZCo as a new legal entity. IMCD first entered the Middle East region by opening an office in Cairo, Egypt in 2018. From the new office, IMCD will now be coordinating operations in the Gulf region, extending services to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman as well as Jordan.

In a related move, which was already effective 01. March 2020, Manuel Baumann has been appointed Managing Director for IMCD Middle East. In his role, Manuel will be responsible for driving the expansion of all IMCD business groups in the Middle East, developing and executing growth strategies with principals and customers. Based at the newly established IMCD office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, he will be reporting to Frank Schneider, Business Group Director Coatings & Construction and Executive Committee Member of IMCD.


Bauman, a German national with a bachelor’s degree in engineering,  joined IMCD in 2018 as the Global Director Construction for the Business Group Coatings & Construction. He brings along more than 10 years of eperience in the chemical industry and in-depth knowledge of the Middle East, India and South East Asia.


Source:  IMCD press release(s)


HGE / DCG – 08.05.2020