Press Release

# Company

26.03.2019   08:03


Hamburg, 26.03.2019 - As from 01.04.2019, Dr. Jan Lösch will take over the role of Managing Director Finance and Administration (CFO) at ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and the OTTO KRAHN Group.

Lösch has previously held various management positions at the H.C. Starck Group, Elster Group, and E.ON and brings along an extensive amount of experience in all key finance functions, including finance, controlling, and accounting.

Philip O. Krahn, CEO of ALBIS PLASTIC, says: "We are pleased to have Dr. Lösch as a very experienced manager on board. He will support us in successfully shaping and implementing our ambitious growth plans as well as the strategic development of the group.”

"ALBIS PLASTIC is one of the world's leading companies in the distribution and compounding of engineering plastics and combines a history rooted in the traditional merchant city of Hamburg with an international and sustainable growth course," says Dr. Jan Lösch.

"I am very much looking forward to playing a part in shaping it with immediate effect and to diving into a new industry after many years in the energy and metal industry".

New CFO: Dr. Jan Lösch. Copyright: Jan Lösch.


Lennart Meyer

Specialist Communication & PR

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ALBIS profile in brief

ALBIS PLASTIC is one of the leading globally operating companies in the distribution and compounding of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers. In addition to the product portfolio of well-known plastic manufacturers, ALBIS offers the plastic processing industry a diverse product range of high performance plastics, compound solutions and masterbatches. In 2018, the ALBIS Group, which has more than 1400 employees, achieved sales of 1.1 billion EUR. With 26 locations worldwide, the Hamburg based company is strongly represented in Europe with a growing presence in North Africa, the Asia Pacific and the Americas. At five German locations as well as in Duncan, South Carolina (USA) and Changshu (China), ALBIS produces compounds and masterbatches, in part specializing in high-quality recycled compounds and green materials. All sites are certified according to the IATF 16949 or ISO 9001 Standard. In 2019, ALBIS was certified according to European Corporate Social Responsibility standards by rating specialist EcoVadis.

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