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2010-01-18

LANXESS AG Board Member to Keynote the German American Chamber of Commerce’s “New Year’s Reception and Luncheon”

Dr. Werner Breuers to speak in New York City about the importance of innovation during a down economy

Pittsburgh, PA -

 Dr. Werner Breuers, a member of the LANXESS AG Board of Management, will speak at the German American Chamber of Commerce’s “New Year’s Reception and Luncheon” on Wednesday, January 20, at the University Club in New York City

 

Dr. Breuers’ presentation, “Creativity in the Kitchen and in the Lab: Innovation as a Key Driving Force in a Time of Crisis,” dissects a company’s need to build a culture of innovation, even in times of economic peril, to ensure the future success of the organization. He will discuss how companies who are willing to show their creativity, explore new business models and facilitate the development of new ideas, are the ones who will flourish.


During Dr. Breuers’ presentation, the German-American audience of nearly 150 chamber members will learn about the steps LANXESS has taken globally to create a culture that provides employees the freedom and space they need to help the company grow.


Dr. Breuers has been a member of the LANXESS AG Board of Management since May 2007. As a member of the board, his responsibilities and strategic areas of operations include the business segments Performance Polymers and Advanced Intermediates and the Procurement, Research & Development and Industrial & Environmental Affairs Group Functions.


About LANXESS

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 8.8 billion in 2011 and currently around 16,800 employees in 30 countries. The company is at present represented at 49 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. LANXESS is a member of the leading sustainable indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and FTSE4Good.


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