New Managing Director Raoul Biskupek joins Allessa GmbH, AllessaProduktion GmbH and WeylChem Höchst GmbH

By May 1st, Raoul Biskupek joins the WeylChem group of Companies as Managing Director for Allessa GmbH, AllessaProduktion GmbH and WeylChem Höchst GmbH, all located in Frankfurt, Germany. At Allessa GmbH and AllessaProduktion GmbH he takes over from group president Dr. Uwe Brunk who covered the position in the interim and he will support Wolfgang Böhm within the management at WeylChem Höchst.

Raoul Biskupek holds a diploma in business administration from Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. After graduation, Raoul joined Merck KGaA in 1998 and had different financial functions for the lab chemicals department before he moved in 2000 to VWR Belgium BVBA such as General Manager and Regional Manager for Belgium, Denmark, Spain & Portugal and had several management functions. Afterwards, in 2010, he switched within the VWR Group to VWR International Management Services GmbH & Co. KG, Germany and took over the role as Vice President Process Excellence & Production and from 2013 on, as Vice President Global Chemical Manufacturing. In 2018, he was a founding member – and since then CEO - of Vancouver Island Chemicals GmbH & Co. KG.

Biskupek is a strategic leader with proven success in realigning business to the needs of the market with passion for organic growth accelerated by business development through M&A. With his financial background paired with senior change management competency, he will be a great enrichment to our management team.

About Allessa:

Allessa is a major European custom and toll manufacturer of fine chemicals as well as supplier of functional polymers within the WeylChem Group of Companies. Additionally, Allessa offers its own range of fine chemicals and unique performance products as well as a broad variety of technologies and complex synthetic capabilities. Also, the Frankfurt based company can support projects throughout the lifecycle – from pilot quantities to large commercial volumes.


About WeylChem Group of Companies:

WeylChem Group of Companies is the fine chemicals platform of International Chemicals Investors Group. With nine 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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