ZURICH, Switzerland - Mario Preissler has been appointed by Swiss-based DKSH as Global Business Unit Manager Performance Materials, effective May 1, 2010. He brings 20 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry and will ensure the business unit’s position as the preferred partner for market expansion services for specialty chemicals and ingredients.
Preissler comes to DKSH from specialty chemicals firm Clariant, where he was Global Head of Business Unit Industrial and Consumer Care. He started his career with Hoechst, where he held various positions in Europe and Latin America.
DKSH is the leading market expansion services group with a focus on Asia. DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets. The company has 560 business locations in 35 countries, 20 of them in Europe and the Americas. The company offers any combination of sourcing, marketing, sales, distribution and after-sales services.