Clariant Plastics and Coatings, BU Masterbatches
Global Head of Innovation and Sustainability
Jan is a PhD Chemist, graduated from the University of Bonn / Germany. He started his career in CIBA Specialty Chemistry in Basel Switzerland in chemical process development in 2001, from 2004 onwards he took over various roles in product development and marketing in the area of specialty chemicals for the electronic industry with focus on LCD flat panels in CIBA and later in BASF.
In 2015 he joined Clariant as Global Head of Product Management and Innovation for Masterbatches. Recently he was appointed to the role of Global Head of Innovation and Sustainability in which he will drive the sustainability agenda for the Masterbatch Business with a strong focus on developing innovative solutions for plastics recycling and biopolymers.