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Wacker Chemie AG

Address

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, D-81737 München. Tel.: (+49-89) 6279-0. Fax: (+49-89) 6279-1770

 

 

Home Page

http://www.wacker.com

 

 

E-Mail

info@wacker.com

 

 

Second Address

 

 

 

Management

Dr. Rudolf Staudigl (President & CEO); Dr. Christian Hartel; Dr. Tobias Ohler; Auguste Willems

 

 

Supervisory Board

Dr. Peter-Alexander Wacker (Chairman)

 

 

Board of Directors

 

 

 

Field of Business

globally active chemical company, pushing ahead with technical innovations and the development of new products for the world's key industries

 

 

Divisions and Products

WACKER Groups operational business is represented by four business divisions: we currently operate 23 production sites worldwide

 

 

Main Markets

WACKER is organized as a group of independently operating units in the semiconductor and solar industries, electrical and electronics industries, automotive industry and transportation, pharmaceuticals, household and personal care, construction, textile industry, pulp and paper, paints and coatings, rubber and plastics, printing inks, adhesives and composites, food, agrochemicals, specialty chemicals, biotechnology, chemical industry

 

 

Group Companies

50 sales offices in 32 countries. In the WACKER ACADEMY we offer technical training programs about our products and their application fields. We opened two new technical competence centers in 2017: a new research and development center for silicones.

 

 

Major Shareholders

Listed on the M-DAX of the German stock exchange in Frankfurt since 2006.
Wacker Chemie AG's largest shareholder is Dr. Alexander Wacker Familiengesellschaft mbH, Munich, that holds over 50 % of the voting shares of Wacker Chemie AG.
Blue Elephant Holding GmbH, Pöcking, holds over 10 % of Wacker Chemie AG.; Black Rock, Inc., New York, USA, holds under 3 % of the voting shares. The rest of 21% are free floating shares.of Wacker Chemie AG.

 

 

Parent Company

 

 

 

New Strategies/Products

-Expanding our production 
 capacities with capital
 expenditures below
 depreciation.
-Generating above-average
 growth compared with the
 chemical industry.
-Focusing even more strongly
 on sustainability.
-Achieving attractive margins
 throughout the economic
 cycle.
-Increasing our cash inflow from operating
  activities

 

 

Corporate Philosophy

We intend to be a world leader and profitable technology driver in its core areas, offering innovative chemical products energy- saving solutions and sees chances in a balance between economic, environ-mental and social factors in everything we do. WACKER is optimistic that 2018 will also be a good year in all divisions and regions.

 

 

Highlights (Last-Next Year)

 

 

 

Special Remarks

WACKER benefited from the rise in economic output chiefly through volume growth. This was especially evident in our chemical products, as well as in
Polysilicon. Also a growth at every division in the industry sectors relevant to our business, the trend will be broadly positive in 2018. That is why we are confident of increasing sales by a slightly higher percentage.

 

 

Founded

1914 by Alexander Wacker

 

 

Turnover

€ 4,924.2 bn (+6,0%) (2017)

 

 

Number of Employees

13,811 (2017)

 

 


See also: Wacker AG Company profile

 

STAUDIGL Rudolf (Dr.rer.nat.), Chemical Industry Executive

Name

Staudigl Rudolf (Dr.rer.nat., Diplomchemiker)

 

 

Profession

Chemical Industry Executive

 

 

Company Name

Wacker Chemie AG

 

 

Address

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, D-81737 München. Tel.: (+49-89) 6279-0. Fax: (+49-89) 6279-1770

 

 

Born

June 18, 1954, Neufahrn nr. Freising

 

 

Nationality

German

 

 

Present Position

President & CEO of Wacker Chemie AG, Munich

 

 

Education

1978, degree in chemistry, (Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich); 1981, Dr. rer.nat, Univ. of Munich (Thesis on metal-organic chemistry)

 

 

Career

1981, post-doctoral fellowship, Harvard Univ. Cambridge/Ma., USA; 1982, assistant professor of inorganic chemistry, Ludwig- Maximilian-University,Munich ; 1983, joined Wacker Siltronic AG, Burghausen; 1989, vice pres. (operations), Wacker Siltronic Corporation, Portland/Oregon, USA and 1990, pres. and CEO, same; 1993, member of the Exec. board Wacker Siltronic AG, Burghausen; since Oct. 1995, member of the Executive Board of Wacker Chemie GmbH, Munich and Nov. 2005 (change in company’s legal form), member of the Executive Board of Wacker Chemie AG; since Jan. 2008 pres. pos.

 

 

Specialities

Board Responsibilities:
- WACKER POLYSILICON
- Executive Personnel
- Corporate Development
- Corporate Communications
- Investor Relations
- Corporate Auditing
- Legal
- Compliance

 

WACKER Peter-Alexander (Dr.rer.pol), Chemical Industry Executive

Name

Wacker Peter-Alexander (Dr.rer.pol)

 

 

Profession

Chemical Industry Executive

 

 

Company Name

Wacker Chemie AG

 

 

Address

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, D-81737 München. Tel.: (+49-89) 6279-0. Fax: (+49-89) 6279-1770. E-Mail: info@wacker.com

 

 

Born

February 10, 1951, Tegernsee

 

 

Nationality

German

 

 

Present Position

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wacker Chemie AG, Munich

 

 

Education

Studied business administration at the Univs. of Vienna, Geneva and Munich; degree and doctorate in business administration

 

 

Career

Worked in the fields of marketing and sales with BMW in Great Britain, South Africa, France, the USA and Japan; 1984, key account sales mgr., BMW Germany; head of strategic/product planning, BMW Group; 1992, founded TMG, a technology and management consultancy in Munich; managing partner, same; 1993, member of the supervisory board of Wacker-Chemie GmbH, Munich; 1996, member of the management board of Wacker-Chemie GmbH, Munich; since April 2001, President & CEO of Wacker Chemie AG, Munich, since Jan. 2008 pres. pos.

 

 

Other Positions

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Giesecke & Devrient GmbH

 

 

Honours

Order of merit of the State Bavaria in 2013

 

 

See also: Wacker Chemie AG

 

 

Willems Auguste, Chemical Industry Executive

Name

Willems Auguste

 

 

Profession

Chemical Industry Executive

 

 

Company Name

Wacker Chemie AG

 

 

Address

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, D-81737 München. Tel.: (+49-89) 6279-0. Fax: (+49-89) 6279-1770. E-Mail: info@wacker.com

 

 

Born

February 26, 1959, Tongeren

 

 

Nationality

Belgian

 

 

Present Position

Member of the Executive Board of Wacker Chemie AG, Munich

 

 

Education

Studied natural sciences, economics and engineering, Degree: Master of Bioscience

 

 

Career

1986, Marketing and sales positions at Henkel Benelux; 1994, Vice President of Industry at Henkel Benefrance; 1995, President of Henkel Indonesia in Jakarta; 1999, Vice President of Organic Specialities at Henkel North America; member of Executive Committee at Cognis Corp. USA; 2002, Group Vice President of Functional Products; member of Corporate Executive Committee at Cognis; since Jan. 1, 2006, pres. pos. Supervisory board extends his contract until Dec 2023

 

 

Specialities

Board responsibilities:
WACKER SILICONES
WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS
Sales & Distribution
Research & Development
Intellectual Property
Site Management
Corporate Security
Environment, Health, Safety
Product Stewardship
Regions: Europe, Middle East



a: Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, D-81737 München.
Tel.: (+49-89) 6279-0. Fax: (+49-89) 6279-1770. E-Mail: info@wacker.com 
See also: Wacker Chemie AG

 




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