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Ems-Chemie: Dr. Kleiner strengthens Executive Management
The executive management of high performance polymers and specialty chemicals company Ems-Chemie Holding AG, Dormat/Switzerland, will be joined by Dr. Christoph Kleiner as of August 6, 2020.
After studying chemistry and gaining his PhD from the University of Basel/Switzerland, Kleiner joined the former Ciba Geigy, Basel, in 1990 where he was assigned various leadership positions in research & development and production of polymer additives. In 1997 he transferred to the Siegfried Group, Wilmington, DE/USA, 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, Lenzburg/Switzerland, first as head of production and supply chain management, later as President Quadrant EPP Europe. After the take-over by Mitsubishi Chemical in 2013, he became Managing Director EPP Global Operations responsible for all worldwide production locations within Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, holding this position until June 2020.