BYK-Chemie GmbH has announced the appointment of Albert von Hebel to succeed the retiring Gerd Büscher as Managing Director.
Von Hebel, 49, is responsible for finance, controlling, purchasing, IT, integrated management systems, and general administration.
A native of Papenburg, Emsland in Lower Saxony, von Hebel studied business economics in Münster, then worked at an auditing and tax advisory company in Düsseldorf while also completing his tax consultant state examination.
He then worked for 20 years in a variety of roles in commercial departments of the companies within the ALTANA Group. In 1996, he moved to BYK-Chemie GmbH in Wesel. For the last four years, von Hebel has been Head of Finance & Controlling of ALTANA AG.