Dr. Wolfgang Büchele was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Exyte in March 2017.
From 2014 until the end of 2016, Dr. Wolfgang Büchele was CEO at Linde AG. From 2012 until 2014, he was CEO of the Finnish chemicals company Kemira, and before that, from 2009 to 2011, he held the same position at the Hungarian chemicals company BorsodChem. Previously, Dr Büchele gained extensive experience in plant engineering and construction during a 20-year stint at BASF AG.
Büchele is chairman of the supervisory board and member of the board of partners at Merck KGaA, member of the board of directors at Kemira Oyj, member of the executive committee of the Ostausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft (Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations), and chairman of the supervisory board at Gelita.
Dr. Wolfgang Büchele studied chemistry and received his doctorate degree from the University of Ulm, Germany.