CP50: Evonik Industries
Evonik is an industrial group from Germany. Its activities focus on the key megatrends: health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world.
The company is broken into segments: Consumer specialties and health & nutrition business produces specialty chemicals, principally for applications in the consumer goods, animal nutrition and pharmaceutical sectors. The resource efficiency segment provides solutions for environment-friendly and energy-efficient products. It comprises the inorganic materials and coatings & additives business units. The specialty materials segment is the production of polymer materials and their preproducts, and additives.
Dr. Klaus Engel
Chairman of the Executive Board
Dr. Klaus Engel earned his degree and doctorate in chemistry from the Ruhr University, Bochum. He has been Chairman of the Executive Board since Jan. 1, 2009.
Chief Strategic Officer
Christian Kullmann earned a master's degree in economic history at Hanover University, Germany. He has held several positions within the company including head of communications, executive vice president and finally his current role as chief strategic officer.