Frank Wegener Joins ESIM Chemicals as Chief Executive Officer

22nd March 2019

Frank Wegener Joins ESIM Chemicals as Chief Executive Officer

With effect from 1 March 2019, Frank Wegener has been appointed CEO of Austrian chemicals company ESIM Chemicals. Wegener joined ESIM from the WeylChem Group of Companies, the fine chemicals brand of ICIG, where he acted as President for 4 years. The German native studied Technical Chemistry at the Ruhr University Bochum. After graduating as a Ph.D. from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, in 1992, he started his career as a technical sales representative at Safechem Europe and moved on to LyondellBasell in 1995 as a sales manager. From 1998 on he held various executive positions at Kemira, before joining WeylChem in 2015.

ESIM Chemicals, a global provider of agricultural and crop protection chemicals, intermediates and maleic anhydride tree chemicals, is a growing enterprise headquartered in Linz (Austria) with approximately 450 employees. The company was acquired by Sun European Partners from Ardian in 2018 and has more than 75 years of experience in supplying advanced fine chemical products and intermediates using state of the art facilities in Linz.

Photo: Dr. Frank Wegener, Chief Executive Officer, ESIM Chemicals

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