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EMS Group strengthens its executive management

28 Jul '20
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Dr Christoph Kleiner; Pic: EMS Group
Dr Christoph Kleiner; Pic: EMS Group

The EMS Group, with its companies combined in the EMS-Chemie Holding and globally active in business areas high performance polymers and specialty chemicals, has announced that the company will strengthen its executive management as of August 6, 2020. The board of directors of the EMS-Chemie nominated Dr Christoph Kleiner as member of executive management.
After studying chemistry and gaining doctorate from the University of Basel, Kleiner joined the former Ciba Geigy in 1990 where he was assigned various leadership positions in research & development and production of polymer additives. In 1997 Kleiner transferred to the Siegfried Group where he was responsible for the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients in Switzerland and the USA as well as for group strategic projects and acquisitions. Since 2007 he has led the performance polymers business of Quadrant EPP in Europe, first as head of production and supply chain management, later as president quadrant EPP Europe. After the take-over by Mitsubishi Chemical in 2013, Kleiner became managing director EPP global operations responsible for all worldwide production locations within Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, holding this position until June 2020.
With decades of successful leadership experience in chemical and polymers business, Kleiner will significantly strengthen the executive management of the EMS Group, bringing his technical production and chemical expertise into the continuous productivity and efficiency improvements at EMS.

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