The Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG has appointed Anno Borkowsky (60) to the Board of Management of the specialty chemicals company, effective June 1, 2019. In his new role, Borkowsky will take responsibility for the Specialty Additives segment. Currently, he is heading the Additives business unit at LANXESS.

Commenting on Borkowsky’s appointment, LANXESS Chairman Matthias L. Wolfgruber says: “With Anno Borkowsky, a highly experienced LANXESS manager will join the company’s Board of Management. In numerous projects, he has proven his distinct sense for business and products.”

After obtaining his doctorate from the University of Cologne, Anno Borkowsky joined Bayer AG in 1990 and became Managing Director of Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH in Mannheim after having worked in the United States of America for several years.

In 2004, he became head of business unit Rhein Chemie as part of the establishment of the LANXESS AG. In 2017, he took over as head of the newly formed business unit Additives. With the appointment of Borkowsky, the Board of Management of LANXESS AG will be expanded to five members.