Hilden, July 17, 2013 - Following a decision of the supervisory board of ASK
Chemicals GmbH, Peter Steiner (53), has been named the new Chairman of the supervisory board. He has been a member of the board since the past year. In this role he follows Dr. Hans Juergen Wernicke (63).
Peter Steiner is a self-employed auditor and tax advisor. During the course of his professional career he has not only worked in senior management positions for well-known investment and consulting companies, but also served as a management board member for industrial companies such as the GEA Group AG and the Dyckerhoff AG.
Dr. Hans Juergen Wernicke has resigned his position as Chairman of the supervisory board.
As a member of the management board of the Süd-Chemie AG, he was responsible, among other things, for the foundry consumables business. Since the acquisition of the Süd-Chemie AG by Clariant SE, he has served as a consultant for the Clariant management board. “Dr. Hans Juergen Wernicke has been instrumental in shaping the current ASK Chemicals, we are thankful for his long-term service to our company. With Peter Steiner our supervisory board will again be led by an experienced industry manager. We are looking forward to working with him in the future,” comments Stefan
Sommer, the company’s CEO.