Thorsten Kröller, currently Head of the Business Line Plastics Additives at the Byk Division, was appointed as new president of Altana’s Actega division, effective from 1 March 2019. He succeeds Dr. Roland Peter, who will retire after over 20 years at Altana. At the same time, Kröller will join Altana’s Executive Management Team.
“Through his successful efforts at BYK, Thorsten Kröller significantly expanded the Business Line Plastics Additives, notably through the successful integration of targeted acquisitions. We are convinced that together with our employees, he will create a successful, sustainable future for Actega”, says Altana CEO Martin Babilas.