HAMBURG, Germany — Specialty chemicals distributor Biesterfeld Spezialchemie has appointed Sergej Lazovic as Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH alongside Peter Wilkes, effective Oct. 1, 2021. Together, the two managing directors will be responsible for the ongoing strategic development of the Biesterfeld subsidiary's global business.

Lazovic joined the Biesterfeld Group in 2016 as Managing Director with responsibility for the global business activities of Biesterfeld International GmbH, which he will continue to represent. The company reports that over the last several years, he significantly enhanced the efficiency and customer proximity of sales operations while successfully restructuring the international business. He now brings this experience and expertise to the global growth strategy of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie.

Thomas Arnold, CEO of Biesterfeld AG, said, "For years the Biesterfeld Group has been continuously growing. Together with our partners, we are driving our expansion and growth strategy forward very dynamically. The specialty chemicals division plays a key role in this growth and Peter Wilkes has been further developing and internationalising this division very successfully for many years. Sergej Lazovic is well acquainted with the international business and will help to take it successfully into the future. I'm confident that this strategy for success will continue."

"Biesterfeld Spezialchemie offers an extensive range of innovative product solutions and comprehensive technology-based consulting," explained Wilkes. "Our product and service offering is extremely diverse and is seeing strong growth. Sergej is an experienced manager with a thorough knowledge of the market and I'm looking forward to working with him and our team to make the specialty chemicals business even more dynamic as part of the Biesterfeld Group's international growth strategy."

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