Biesterfeld Expands Executive Board
International distributor of chemicals Biesterfeld AG, Hamburg, Germany, expands its executive board from two to four members. Thomas Arnold, Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, and Carsten Harms, Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic, join Birger Kuck, CEO, and Christian Wolfsohn, CFO, with immediate effect.
“With this decision the Supervisory Board emphasizes the importance of the operative businesses within the Group and in the Executive Board. We want to give the plastic and the chemicals activities an own voice in the executive board of Biesterfeld AG“, explains Dirk Biesterfeld, chairman of the Supervisory Board. Thomas Arnold and Carsten Harms assume their function in the executive board with immediate effect while continuing in their resp. position as Managing Directors within the Biesterfeld Group.
Thomas Arnold (54) joined Biesterfeld in May 2013 as Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie. Prior to this he held management positions in various renowned, international companies in the trade. Carsten Harms (48), who has been with Biesterfeld since his trainee, has driven the development of Biesterfeld Plastic as one of the leading European distributors for plastics and rubber forward, since 2007 in the position as managing director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH.
Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH
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