Peter Wilkes Appointed to the Executive Board of the Biesterfeld Group

04.01.2022 - Peter Wilkes (60) has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Biesterfeld Group with effect from Jan. 1, 2022. Wilkes will continue to serve as spokesperson for the management of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie.

"Peter Wilkes has a distinguished track record in the industry, with international experience and considerable expertise. As management spokesperson he has already developed and internationalised the specialty chemicals business division very successfully in recent years. As a member of the Executive Board, he will now take forward the ongoing strategic expansion of the group as a whole. We're delighted to welcome Peter Wilkes to the Executive Board of Biesterfeld," says Dirk J. Biesterfeld, Chair of the Biesterfeld Supervisory Board.

Wilkes has a degree in economics and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Illinois, USA. He has over 30 years' international experience in the specialty chemicals industry, having held executive roles at Dow Chemicals, Air Products and Chemicals, and Kolb.


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