ALTANA AG has made changes in the top positions of its four divisions. The presidents of the company's divisions, BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS and ACTEGA, will each take over responsibility for another division of ALTANA AG. With this rotation, ALTANA aims to promote the transfer of know-how within the group and further strengthen its innovative capacity.
With these changes, Roland Peter, up until now president Division BYK Additives & Instruments, will take over the management of ACTEGA Coatings and Sealants from Guido Forstbach, who will now head ELANTAS Electrical Insulation. The latter division's previous president, Wolfgang Schütt will now assume the management of ECKART Effect Pigments, whose former president, Christoph Schlünken, will take over the management of BYK.
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