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IMCD appoints new Managing Director in China

IMCD China, part of the IMCD Group, a global leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, has appointed Andreas Igerl, as Managing Director, effective as of October 1st, 2020.

In his role, Andreas will lead and further drive the strategic growth ambitions of IMCD China, continue to expand positive and trust-based relations with business partners and customers to further strengthen IMCD China’s position and reputation in the world’s largest economy.


Andreas will be based at the IMCD offices in Shanghai and will be reporting to Haiko Zuidhoff, Vice President APAC. 


Haiko Zuidhoff, comments: “We are pleased to have Andreas, onboard and head our IMCD China operations. IMCD China started 10 years ago from a humble beginning into an organization with over 60 employees, two technical centres, and a leading market position. With Andreas’ leadership, we will continue to drive profitable growth whilst keeping a strong principal supplier and customer-centric focus by providing innovative technical and service solutions”.


 Andreas Igerl, adds: “Since the day it was established, IMCD China has achieved impressive growth in all segments, constantly outperforming the market. IMCD China was always about providing value through expertise to our strategic principal suppliers and customers.

Together with our strong partners, a highly dedicated team with a “can-do” attitude, and supported by the technical and commercial foundations set, we will continue this success story. We will focus on expanding our business with new and existing principals and targeting strategic acquisitions, whilst challenging ourselves to provide commercial excellence, sustainable solutions, and lead in digitalisation’’.


Andreas is German and joined IMCD in 2019 as the Business Unit Manager Advanced Materials in Germany. He brings more than 10 years of successful experience in the Speciality Engineered Plastics Materials Industry and in-depth commercial and leadership knowledge including the integration of acquisitions and assignments in Europe and Asia. Andreas holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Science for Economy and Management in Munich.


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