Stahl announce new senior management team

Published:  17 June, 2014

Stahl, specialised in chemicals for leather products and performance coatings, announced on June 17 that it has renewed its Management Team, which reflects the expansion of its business. Due to the recent acquisition of Clariant’s Leather Services Business, Stahl now services the entire leather processing chain. 

Stahl’s renewed Management Team is headed by Huub van Beijeren, who joined Stahl as CEO in 2007. The Management Team includes two former managers of the Clariant Leather Services Business: Harald Bauer and Ralph Blach. 

With more than 1,800 employees at 11 manufacturing sites and 38 laboratories in 23 countries, Stahl is expected to realise an annual turnover of over €600 million. “Thanks to the acquisition, we have become the leading market player in chemicals for leather products in terms of knowledge, expertise and range of technical solutions”, said Huub van Beijeren, CEO of Stahl. “As we expand our market and product coverage, we are able to boost our innovation power, sustainability expertise and service levels. This enables us to respond even better to our clients’ needs.”

The new senior management team is as follows:

Huub van Beijeren – Chief Executive Officer
  • Huub van Beijeren – Chief Executive Officer
  • Bram Drexhage – Chief Financial Officer
  • Jacques Potier – Group Director Procurement
  • Guido Borgart – Group Director Operations and Supply Line
  • Harald Bauer – Group Director Wet-end Chemicals and Dyes
  • Mark Chatwood – Group Director Automotive Leather Chemicals
  • John Fletcher – Group Director Leather Finish
  • Uwe Siebgens – Group Director Performance Coatings
  • Ralph Blach- Group Director R&D and Technical Application

Harald Bauer, one of the two former Clariant managers