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Team: Industrial Advisors

Profound industrial expertise combined with top management experience

All ChemAdvice Advisors offer more than 20 years of Senior Management Experience, usually with P&L responsibility in the chemical industry or Life Sciences. Our expertise comprises a broad range of different industry segments and topics.

Dr. Hubert Bader
Equity Partner
Chemist and Pharmacist with more than 25 years of experience in the Chemical Industry especially in the areas of Fine Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Plastics, and Membranes.
  • Group Vice President Specialty Fine Chemicals, Clariant SE
  • Head of Business Unit Cellulose Ethers, Clariant SE
  • Business Manager, Research Products Membranes, Hoechst AG
  • Research & Technology Manager, Celgard Membranes, Hoechst Celanese Corp.
Dr. Wolfgang Ebertz
Equity Partner
Chemist, more than 25 years of experience in chemical industry especially in segments Specialties and Fine Chemicals
  • Divisional Head Fine Chemicals Latin America HOECHST S.A./Clariant S.A.
  • Head Health, Safety & Environmental Protection global Fine Chemicals Division Clariant AG
  • Production Head/Plant Manager Fine Chemicals several sites HOECHST AG
  • Process Development Fine Chemicals HOECHST AG
Dr. Monika Engel-Bader
Equity Partner
Chemist with more than 20 years in the Chemical Industry, particularly in Fine Chemicals (Lithium), Surface Treatment, and Technical Polymers.
  • President Chemetall, Rockwood International Holding
  • Vice President Ticona, Celanese AG
  • Business Manager Hostaform, Hoechst AG
  • Supervisory Board: Altana AG, Euler Hermes Deutschland AG
Dr. Joachim Gersdorf
Senior Advisor
BA Chemical engineering, MSc Chemistry, 30 years experience in industry
  • COO Vattenfall Wärme AG
  • Managing Director Ticona GmbH
  • Site Director Hoechst AG
Dr. Lutz Krafft
Equity Partner
Agronomist, 30 years experience in crop protection, biotechnology and seeds focussed in innovation management, strategy and organization.
  • Head of Bayer BioScience in Wheat, Corn and Soybean
  • CEO of Maize Technologies International GmbH
  • Head of AgrEvo's Biotechnology and Seeds business
  • Head of Strategy and Organisation of AgrEvo GmbH
Dr. Jürgen Lingnau
Senior Advisor
Chemist with more than 30 years of experience in chemical industry especially in engineering plastics
  • Deputy site Manager Ticona
  • Plant Manager Monomers, Ticona
  • Head of process development, QM
  • Several functions in R&D, Marketing and Controlling
Dr. Andreas Lotz
Senior Consultant
Food Technologist, 19 years industry experience in management positions and more than 10 years consulting experience in different industries
  • Consultant and trainer in organizational and personnel development, sales skills development, active account management and performance coaching
  • Regional director Europe, Africa, Mid East with Nutrinova GmbH
  • Director sales & marketing North America for Food Ingredients with Hoechst-Celanese
Paul Miller
Partner
Chemist with more than 30 years chemical industry experience, in particular in the segments application intensive functional chemicals, plastics and resins.
  • CEO Bakelite AG
  • Managing Director Witco GmbH
  • BU responsibility, Industrial Chemicals Division Schering AG
  • Extensive international experience
Prof. Dr. Gert von Rymon Lipinski
Senior Advisor
Food Chemist, more than 30 years industry experience in food ingredients, especially food additives.
  • Director Regulatory Services and Management Systems Nutrinova
  • Director Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Hoechst Food Ingredients
  • Group Leader Food Technology Hoechst Food Ingredients
  • Honorary professor Institute for Food Chemistry of the Goethe-University Frankfurt
Dr. Volker Schlüter
Managing Partner
Process Engineer, 9 years of industry and more than 15 years of consulting experience.
  • " Various consulting projects in chemical industry, life sciences and engineering
  • CEO of Triplan AG (engineering of chemical and pharmaceutical plants)
  • IPO of Triplan AG
  • Senior Project Manager with Arthur D. Little (Chemicals Practice)
  • Plant Engineer with Bayer AG
Dr. Rudolf Staab
Equity Partner
Chemist, more than 25 years of experience in the chemical and plastic processing industry especially in the areas of plastics and specialty chemicals
  • Senior Vice President Masterbatches Clariant SE
  • Vice President Additives, Hoechst AG und Clariant SE
  • Vice President Specialty Chemicals, Hoechst AG
Dr. Herbert Stark
Senior Advisor
PhD in Organic Chemistry, more than 25 years of professional experience in LifeScience and Chemical Industry with focus on new product development, innovation and manufacturing processes.
  • Head of Chemical Development New Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi
  • Research Director Agro-Chemistry, Hoechst Schering AgrEvo and Aventis CropScience
  • New Specialty Chemicals, Piloting Operations, Hoechst Celanese, USA
Dr. Arthur Steinmetz
Managing Partner
Chemist with more than 30 years chemical industry and advisory experience, in particular in the segment food ingredients.
  • CEO Nutrinova GmbH and member Corporate Executive Council Celanese Corp.
  • BU responsibility Food Ingredients Hoechst
  • Strategic Planning Hoechst
  • Commercial Director Riedel-de-Haën
Dr. Klaus Warning
Equity Partner
Chemist, 40 years of experience in the chemical industry especially in the areas of industrial chemicals, surfactants, and carbon materials.
  • Head of the Advisory Board of c-LEcta GmbH (enzymes)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of SGL Carbon AG
  • Senior Vice President and Member of the Executive Committee of Hoechst Celanese Corporation
  • Head of Corporate Staff Department (corporate planning, M&A, regional coordination) Hoechst AG
  • Head of R&D in the areas of fine chemicals, Hoechst AG
ChemAdvice Senior Advisors by industry sector
Basic- & Industrial Chemicals
Dr. Hubert Bader
Paul Miller
Dr. Rudolf Staab
Dr. Klaus Warning
Polymers & Materials
Dr. Hubert Bader
Dr. Monika Engel Bader
Dr. Joachim Gersdorf
Dr. Jürgen Lingnau
Paul Miller
Dr. Rudolf Staab
Dr. Klaus Warning
Fine- & Specialty Chemicals
Dr. Hubert Bader
Dr. Monika Engel-Bader
Dr. Wolfgang Ebertz
Dr. Rudolf Staab
Dr. Herbert Stark
Dr. Klaus Warning
Pharma
Dr. Hubert Bader
Dr. Herbert Stark
Agro Chemistry
Dr. Lutz Krafft
Dr. Herbert Stark
Food Ingredients
Dr. Arthur Steinmetz
Prof. Dr. Gerd von Rymon Lipinski
Dr. Andreas Lotz
Engineering
Dr. Wolfgang Ebertz
Dr. Volker Schlüter




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