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Group Structure

LANXESS business activities are divided into 8 operational business units grouped into three segments: Performance Polymers, Advanced Intermediates and Performance Chemicals.These business units are supported by 12 group functions. A group function has an advisory role in relation to the business units.


Matthias Zachert, Chairman of the Board of Management
Dr. Rainier van Roessel, Member of the Board
Michael Pontzen, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Dr. Hubert Fink, Member of the Board


Matthias Zachert:

  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Development
  • Executive Human Resources
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Business Units*: TSR, HPE

Dr. Hubert Fink:

  • Global Procurement & Logistics
  • Production, Technology, Safety & Environment
  • Business Units: AII, SGO, HPM

Michael Pontzen:

  • Accounting
  • Corporate Controlling
  • Information Technology
  • Mergers & Acquisitions 
  • Tax & Trade Compliance
  • Treasury & Investor Relations

Rainier van Roessel:

  • Inorganic Pigments 
  • Liquid Purification Technologies 
  • Leather 
  • Material Protection Products 
  • Rhein Chemie Additives