Tammo Boinowitz, PhD, has been named the new head of Evonik’s personal care business line, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He is succeeding Dietmar Moll, PhD, who will move into a new role and take care of strategic projects in the future.
Boinowitz was appointed to the position after successfully leading the Comfort & Insulation business line for three years. Boinowitz, who holds a doctorate degree in chemistry, joined the former Goldschmidt AG in 1995. After holding a number of positions in R&D and application technology, he worked as global technical director of today's Comfort & Insulation business line from 2003 to 2006 and was assigned as business director APAC to the business line's Asia-Pacific business from 2006 to 2008, working from Shanghai. After leading strategic growth projects for the Consumer Specialties business unit and working for the Evonik Corporate Development Division, he was appointed head of the Comfort & Insulation business line in December 2011.