WESEL, Germany – ALTANA announced that Tammo Boinowitz will become Managing Director of BYK-Chemie GmbH based in Wesel, Germany, as of Jan. 1, 2021. After a two-month training and transitional phase, he will also become the President of BYK, the largest division of the specialty chemicals group ALTANA. He succeeds Christoph Schlünken, who has headed the division on an interim basis since October of last year in parallel with his responsibilities on ALTANA’s Management Board.
Boinowitz has many years of international management experience in specialty chemicals. He holds a PhD in chemistry and has held various management positions at Evonik since 2008. He currently heads the Care Solutions business unit as Senior Vice President.
“I am pleased that with Tammo Boinowitz we have been able to gain a real industry expert with outstanding technical and leadership skills for our largest division,” said ALTANA Management Board member Dr. Christoph Schlünken. “I am sure that he will continue BYK’s success story together with our employees.”