Coatings & construction

Textile & Leather

IMCD Textile&Leather product range offers specialities for high performance, strength and long-lasting characteristics that meet the expectations for both technical and fashion market demands for textile, nonwovens and leather industries. 
Our experts provide innovative solutions for your formulations with high quality products. 

Industries and applications

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Meet our global team

Banu Gökben

Global Director Business Line Textile and Leather 


Banu Gökben directs her efforts toward amplifying the worldwide expansion of textile, nonwovens, and leather businesses. In her primary role, she is dedicated to enhancing relationships with strategic principal partners and customers by delivering comprehensive services across all market sectors.  

Joining IMCD in October 2021, Banu brings nearly two decades of experience as a polymer chemist. Her professional journey has encompassed diverse roles, ranging from R&D Leader to Technical Service Manager, where she has provided innovative solutions in coatings, adhesives, textile, and leather industries.

Silke Wetzig

Global Director Business Development C&C 


Silke Wetzig is at the forefront of steering and enhancing the extensive product portfolio of Coatings & Construction on a global scale. She achieves this by establishing partnerships with new principals, integrating existing principals with new product groups or markets, and fostering new business opportunities through mergers and acquisitions (M&A). 

Silke draws on her extensive coatings experience to navigate the intricacies of textile and leather coatings. Silke, has a background as a Coating Engineer holding a Dipl. Chem. Ing. and a professional journey spanning 25 years in chemical distribution. 

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