ROTH, Germany - Dr. Uwe Dreyer is the new President of Schlenk Metallic Pigments GmbH, making him Division Manager of the Effect Pigments and Metallic Powders division at the chemical group SCHLENK. The appointment became effective on April 1, 2022. With this personnel change, SCHLENK intends to further improve its focus on customers and product quality.

Dreyer previously worked in the management of various companies in the printing inks and coatings industry, from laboratory and production management to technical management. Most recently, he worked as the sole responsible managing director of two companies of a U.S. group in Baden-Württemberg and Saarland, Germany.

Dreyer succeeds the previous President and Division Manager of Schlenk Metallic Pigments GmbH, Dr. Alois Seidl, who resigned when his contract expired on March 31, 2022. Seidl also stepped down from the executive board of Carl Schlenk AG but will remain closely associated with the company. He will move to the supervisory board of the group at the end of this year. The executive board of Carl Schlenk AG will consist of only one person in the future, CEO Joachim von Schlenk. 

SCHLENK is a family-owned company based in Roth, Germany, and employs approximately 900 people worldwide. The company is a manufacturer of effect pigments, metal powders and metal foils, with production sites in Europe and the United States and application technology departments in Germany, the United States, China and Southeast Asia. Learn more at