Thomas Arnold To Be Appointed CEO of Biesterfeld AG
With effect of April 1st, 2015, Thomas Arnold is appointed CEO by the Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG, Hamburg. Arnold, currently member of the board of Biesterfeld AG since July 2014 and Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH since May 2013, takes over from Birger Kuck, who will retire after 35 years with Biesterfeld.
After eleven years as CEO of Biesterfeld and with a total of 35 years serving the chemical distribution group, Kuck will retire on March 31st, 2015. He began his professional career in 1976 as an apprentice at Biesterfeld, and took continuously growing responsibility within the group. In 1988 he was appointed Managing Director of the newly created subsidiary Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and established this company`s market position. In 2002 Kuck took overall responsibility for Biesterfeld as Managing Director of the holding Wilhelm E.H. Biesterfeld GmbH & Co. KG and in 2004 was appointed Chairman of the Board of Biesterfeld AG.
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