The Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG recently appointed Axel C. Heitmann, Ph.D., chairman of the company’s Board of Management for an additional five years. Heitmann has held the position since September 2004.

“Dr. Heitmann and his team have turned LANXESS into a global operating company with close to 16,000 employees,” said Rolf Stomberg, Ph.D., chairman of the Supervisory Board. “Under his leadership, LANXESS has been a remarkable success story. That is why I am delighted that he will continue to lead the company in the future, in close and friendly cooperation with the Supervisory Board and employee representatives.”

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