Group Structure

LANXESS business activities are divided into 10 operational business units grouped into five segments: Advanced Industrial Intermediates, Specialty Additives, Performance Chemicals and Engineering Materials.These business units are supported by group functions. A group function has an advisory role in relation to the business units.


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




Matthias Zachert:

  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Development
  • dLX
  • Business Units: Liquid Purification Technologies, Leather, Material Protection Products 

Dr. Hubert Fink:

  • Global Procurement & Logistics
  • Production, Technology, Safety & Environment
  • Business Units: Advanced Industrial Intermediates, Saltigo, High Performance Materials, Urethane Systems, Inorganic Pigments

Michael Pontzen:

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


Dr. Anno Borkowsky:

  • Business Units: Lubricant Additives Business, Polymer Additives Business, Rhein Chemie