Dr. Johannes Kanellakopoulos:
New Head of Marketing & Sales for Custom Manufacturing at WeylChem

The WeylChem Group of Companies welcomes a new Head of Marketing & Sales for its growing Custom Manufacturing business. Dr. Johannes Kanellakopoulos took over the role as of September 1st and is thriving to exploit the full potential of the Group’s capabilities.

After studying chemistry in Germany and France and obtaining his PhD, Johannes began his career in 1990 at Bayer AG as a lab manager in crop protection research. He first came into contact with custom manufacturing as plant manager in charge of piloting and initial production of customer-specific pharmaceutical intermediates. After further positions in marketing for Exclusive Synthesis, he gained broad make-or-buy competence as head of the newly created Global Strategic Sourcing unit in the Crop Protection division. When he moved to BASF SE, he took over the position of Head Sourcing & Contracting, where he was responsible for the global chemicals purchasing portfolio in the Agricultural Products division with a focus on outsourcing. Most recently, he worked for W.R. Grace at the Worms/Germany site as Manager Site Services.


About WeylChem Group of Companies:

WeylChem Group of Companies is the fine chemicals platform of International Chemicals Investors Group. With ten companies in Europe and North America, WeylChem employs more than 1,380 people. The Group is a global leader in Custom Manufacturing of Specialty Chemicals and supplies its customers with a wide range of advanced intermediates and reagents for diverse applications.





Teresa Hirth
WeylChem International GmbH
Alt-Fechenheim 34
60386 Frankfurt, Germany

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