HAMBURG, Germany — Pavlo Prykhodchenko was recently appointed General Manager at chemical distributor Biesterfeld Spezialchemie Ukraine in Kiev, Ukraine. As of July 2019, he is responsible for all Ukrainian business activities of the Biesterfeld Group.

Prykhodchenko comes with a broad range of knowledge and experience. Equipped with a degree in chemical technology, he gained professional experience in international distribution with a strong focus on polymers, polymer additives, and coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers (C.A.S.E.). Since 2015, Pavlo worked at a Ukrainian distributor as Head of Department, Construction and Special Chemicals. His focus was on raw materials and additives for paints and coatings, construction, adhesives, lamination, drilling chemistry, and cosmetics. Within this role, he gained insights into the Ukrainian market. He equally gained a deep understanding of managing a business with the eyes of a professional distributor.