KREFELD, Germany - Jochen Winkler has been appointed Head of Corporate Development at crenox. Winkler is now responsible for the strategic development of the specialty chemicals producer. A particular focus of his work will be on developing new technologies, processes and products.

Winkler is a well-known expert in the titanium dioxide and coatings industries in Germany. His most recent responsibility was as head of development at Hemmelrath Lackfabrik GmbH in Klingenberg, Germany. Prior to that, he worked for Sachtleben, the Duisburg, Germany-based titanium dioxide producer, from 1985 to 2008.