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Degussa Appoints Anke Gercken Marketing Manager

Published on 2005-05-19. Author : SpecialChem

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Degussa has appointed Anke Gercken marketing manager for the specialty performance silica line, excluding its rubber applications, for the Advanced Fillers & Pigments business in North America. In her new position, Gercken is responsible for the tactical and strategic management of the product line, including its growth, technical development and profitability.

"Anke's vast knowledge and experience in this industry will help us to better serve the needs of our customers in our efforts to fulfill Degussa's promise of ‘Creating EssentialsTM,'" according to Thomas Trempler, vice president and general manager, Advanced Fillers & Pigments. Gercken is based in Parsippany.

Prior to accepting this new position, Gercken served as product manager for matting agents with Degussa AG, in Frankfurt, Germany. She earned an economics degree from the University of Applied Sciences, in Mainz, Germany.

Degussa: Creating Essentials™

Degussa is the global market leader in specialty chemicals. Our innovative products and system solutions make an indispensable contribution to our customers' success, which we sum up by our claim, "creating essentials." In fiscal 2004, Degussa's 45,000 employees worldwide generated sales of $15.3 billion and operating profits (EBIT) of $1.3 billion.

Source: Degussa

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