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DEGUSSA NAMES SENIOR: Ruediger Eberhard

August 11, 2005

DEGUSSA NAMES SENIOR
VP AND GENERAL MANAGER,
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
Degussa has
named Ruediger
Eberhard senior
vice president and
general manager
for the company’s
aerosil and silanes
business unit in
North America.
In this position,
Eberhard will be responsible for all
aspects of the business unit’s operation
and will assist in coordinating
the unit’s global controlling and business
development. Eberhard brings
more than 15 years of experience to
the position.
Wayne Hartman has been named
regional sales
manger of the company’s
aerosil and
silanes business
unit in the midwestern
U.S., covering
Kentucky,
Tennessee, southern
Indiana and
southern Illinois.
In his new position, Hartman will be
responsible for the sales of the complete
line of Aerosil fumed silica and
Sivento silanes manufactured by
Degussa in this territory, and will also
be handling several strategic accounts
in North America.
Hartman brings more than 15
years experience to his new position,
having served in a number of
sales and management positions. He
most recently held the position of
key accounts manager for Wacker
Chemical Corp.