Dr Jacques Perez appointed as the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of LANXESS India on May 1 and acts as Country Representative of LANXESS in India. This is in addition to his earlier responsibility as a Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at LANXESS India since April 2013. He succeeds Dr Joerg Strassburger who had been the Managing Director and Country Representative of LANXESS India for the past nine years.
Dr Perez worked for the pharmaceutical industry (Hoechst Group, Sanofi Aventis Group) in Europe, South America and Asia for over two decades. He held key positions in marketing and sales, project management, internal audit, supply chain and finance. He has been with LANXESS since July 2008 as Chief Financial Officer of LANXESS Elastomeros do Brasil S.A in Brazil.