Management

WeylChem Group of Companies was established in 2005 as the Fine Chemicals platform of International Chemical Investors Group. WeylChem is managed by the President, the Managing Directors of the operating companies, VP of Sales & Marketing and the Chief Financial Officer.

Dr. Uwe Brunk
Dr. Uwe Brunk
President WeylChem Group of Companies, Managing Director Allessa GmbH

Uwe Brunk received a PhD in organic chemistry and he completed an eMBA. He started his career 1989 in the production at Bayer, followed by strategic planning, marketing and sales. In 2001, he took over the lead for global marketing of custom manufacturing for Bayer Chemicals. Since 2005, he managed the Business Line Agro & Specialty Chemicals at Saltigo. In 2012, he joined CABB Group, where he expanded the global business with monochloroacetic acid to one of the market leaders. In October 2018, he took over the role of the President of the WeylChem-Group.

Antti Koivisto
Antti Koivisto
Managing Director WeylChem International & Head of Sales and Marketing, AI&R

Managing Director WeylChem International & Head of Sales and Marketing, AI&R

Axel Brinkmann-Hornbogen
Axel Brinkmann-Hornbogen
Chief Financial Officer
WeylChem Group of Companies

Axel Brinkmann-Hornbogen Chief Financial Officer WeylChem Group of Companies

Andreas Maier
Andreas Maier
Head of Business Unit Consumer Care

Andreas Maier studied at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and holds a Ph.D. in organic Chemistry. He started his career working for Hoechst in the fine chemicals business, which became part of WeylChem in 2007.  After assignments in R&D, Operations, Sales as well as Business Management in Europe and the US, he became Head of the Consumer Care Business in September 2015. Andreas is married with 3 children and enjoys family life, canoeing and hiking.  

Gilles Zuberbuhler
Gilles Zuberbuhler
Managing Director WeylChem Lamotte S.A.S

Gilles Zuberbuhler studied at the University of Montpellier in France and started his career in the Hoechst group. He has held several leading positions in laboratories, production, controlling, commercial support and site management with Hoechst and later Clariant in Europe. Gilles was appointed managing director of WeylChem Lamotte after the takeover of the activity by ICIG in January 2014. He lives in France, where he practices mountain sports in both winter and summer. Gilles is married with 3 children.