Matthias Hau has been appointed as Evonik’s Regional President for the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Region, effective July 1. This goes hand in hand with the merger of the former Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa Regions and the countries of Western Europe which will be consolidated into the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Region.
The Evonik EMEA Region will consist of five regional clusters: Central Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, Russia, Turkey, and Western Europe (without Germany).
Matthias Hau explains: “We are bundling our competencies and bringing together our expertise combined with the proximity to our markets and customers. Thus, we can tap even more into the potential of the EMEA Region for the Evonik Group.”
Matthias Hau joined Evonik in 1982. Since then, he worked in different management functions and locations across the world including England, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, India, and Germany. Prior to this appointment, he was responsible for the Eastern Europe Region and the functional unit Sites Western Europe.
Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The company is active in more than 100 countries around the world and generated sales of €13.1 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.15 billion in 2019. Evonik goes far beyond chemistry to create innovative, profitable and sustainable solutions for customers. More than 32,000 employees work together for a common purpose: We want to improve life today and tomorrow.
For more information about Evonik Middle East and Africa, please visit https://mea.evonik.com/en