FRANKFURT, Germany – HCS Group, a leading international supplier of solutions for high-value hydrocarbon specialties, has appointed Dr. Andreas Schröder to the Executive Committee (EC) with immediate effect. Schröder joined the company as Senior Vice President on July 1, 2019, assuming global responsibility for group-wide production and technology as well as environment, health, safety and quality management. Schröder has more than 30 years of international experience in sales, production, engineering, controlling and general management in the chemical industry in Germany and abroad. Before he joined HCS Group he worked for Ineos Styrolution and Evonik.

Dr. Henning Wartig has recently joined the company as Site Manager for the German production plant in Speyer. With his extensive knowledge in plant and process management gained in his former positions at BASF and Thor, he will work to further enhance the operation and productivity of the Haltermann Carless production site including the construction and commissioning of the new hydrogenation plant.