LANXESS recently announced leadership changes at two business units and country entities, as well as one group function. Jorge Nogueira, currently head of the Functional Chemicals (FCC) business unit, will take over responsibility for the Performance Butadiene Rubbers (PBR) business unit based in Fribourg, Switzerland, from Joachim Grub as of May 1. Grub will take a one-year sabbatical. Anno Borkowsky, currently head of the Rhein Chemie (RCH) business unit in Mannheim, Germany, will temporarily be responsible for Functional Chemicals.

In the Innovation & Technology (INN) group, Par Singh, currently country representative of LANXESS in Singapore, will take over from Paul Wagner, who is retiring. The change is effective May 1. Fiona Wu will be the new country representative of Singapore.

Joerg Strassburger, country representative of LANXESS in India since 2005, will leave the company in April to pursue new opportunities outside of the company. Jacques Perez will take over as country representative on May 1, while continuing his current role as CFO in India.

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