Dr. Steve Döring, Jürgen Schiffer, and Dr. Robert Marx, together with our authorized signatories and over 200 employees, are shaping the future of the company within a dynamically developing circular economy.

Dr. Steve Döring


Dr. Steve Döring is completing the Executive Board of APK AG as CEO. Dr. Döring has more than 25 years of management experience in the chemical industry. His CEO positions related to operational efficiency and strategic business development. Döring will implement a long-term value creation plan at APK AG in the coming years.

Jürgen Schiffer


As CFO, Jürgen Schiffer is a member of the Management Board of APK AG. Mr. Schiffer is a proven expert in the areas of financing and accounting & controlling. The business graduate has profound project management experience and a substantial knowledge of methods and processes. The topic of circular economy has already accompanied him intensively in earlier professional stations.

Dr. Robert Marx


As CTO, Dr. Robert Marx is a member of the Management Board of APK AG. Mr. Marx is primarily responsible for the areas of R&D, production and project development. He contributes his experience from international management positions in specialty chemicals and polymerisation in the areas of research & development, strategy, production, project development and sales.

Our authorized signatories

Hagen Hanel
Director Technology & Science

Anke Omlor

Anke Omlor
Director Human Resources

APK AG’s Investors

MIG Fonds

MIG Fonds invests in young, unlisted start-up companies in German-speaking countries, focusing on investments in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, clean tech, new materials and information technology. MIG Fonds offers private investors the opportunity to participate directly in a portfolio of promising technology companies.

AT Newtec GmbH

Hexal founders Dr. Andreas and Dr. Thomas Strüngmann also participant in APK AG through AT Newtec GmbH. AT Newtec invests in young, unlisted companies in German-speaking countries.


Salvia, a first-generation family office headquartered in Holzkirchen near Munich, was founded in 2014 by Helmut Jeggle. Starting with traditional angel investments, Salvia has evolved into an active venture capital investor focused on innovative deep tech and science startups.


KIRKBI A/S is the private holding and investment company of the Kirk Kristiansen family, founded to safeguard the family legacy of the LEGO® brand for generations. KIRKBI A/S pursues a long-term and responsible investment strategy to create a solid financial basis and contribute to sustainable development.


LyondellBasell is a leader in the global chemical industry. With products, materials and technologies present in more than 100 international markets, the company contributes to sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency. The company prides itself on its world-class technology and customer-centric approach. With increased ambitions and actions in the areas of circular economy and climate protection, LyondellBasell is actively committed to tackling global challenges such as plastic waste and decarbonization. Further information is available at