Biesterfeld Spezialchemie has appointed Sergej Lazovic as Managing Director, together with Peter Wilkes with effect from 1 October 2021.
Specialty chemicals distributor Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH has appointed Sergej Lazovic as the new Managing Director, alongside Peter Wilkes. The appointment will take effect from 1 October 2021. Together, Lazovic and Wilkes will be responsible for the ongoing strategic development of the global business of the Biesterfeld branch.
Sergej Lazovic started working in Biesterfeld Group in 2016 as managing director with responsibility for the global business activities of Biesterfeld International GmbH, which he will continue to represent. In recent years, he has significantly improved the efficiency and proximity to the customer of the sales operations, successfully restructuring the international business. Now his experience and expertise will be fundamental in Biesterfeld Spezialchemie's global growth strategy.
"For years the Biesterfeld Group has been continuously growing. Together with our partners, we are driving our expansion and growth strategy forward very dynamically. The specialty chemicals division plays a key role in this growth and Peter Wilkes has been further developing and internationalising this division very successfully for many years. Sergej Lazovic is well acquainted with the international business and will help to take it successfully into the future. I am confident that this strategy for success will continue", said Thomas Arnold, CEO of Biesterfeld AG.
"Biesterfeld Spezialchemie offers an extensive range of innovative product solutions and comprehensive technology-based consulting," explains Peter Wilkes, Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie. "Our product and service offering is extremely diverse and is seeing strong growth. Sergej is an experienced manager with a thorough knowledge of the market and I am looking forward to working with him and our team to make the specialty chemicals business even more dynamic as part of the Biesterfeld Group's international growth strategy."
"As Managing Director of Biesterfeld International, I have been working closely with Peter Wilkes for many years already, since the two business divisions have a lot in common. We intend to make even greater use of these interfaces and synergies to achieve our ambitious international expansion goals as a Group and to build on them. Together with Peter, a talented and experienced colleague, and with the whole of our international team in specialty chemicals, I will work hard to make this happen. I am looking forward to it," stated Lazovic