Merseburg, January 16, 2024. As APK AG’s newly appointed CEO, Dr. Steve Döring joins Chief Technology Officer Dr. Robert Marx and Chief Financial Officer Jürgen Schiffer in rounding out the company’s Management Board.
‘Joining APK AG in the midst of its leap to becoming a major technology enterprise is an exciting challenge I am delighted to take on. Corporate growth is a complex and demanding process for companies and their employees. It’s impressive to see the progress that has already been achieved in the areas of technology development, partnering, and process optimisation’, says Dr. Steve Döring, CEO of APK AG. The coming years are aimed at achieving important milestones, including the planning and construction of a new plant as well as ongoing development of the company’s Newcycling® technology. ‘In collaboration with my fellow Management Board members, our employees and our valued partners, my objective is to secure APK AG’s financial success and ensure that our unique Newcycling® technology is given the attention it deserves in the industry’.
Dr. Döring’s many years of management experience as Chair of the Management Board and CEO at such companies as the private equity-managed inprotec AG as well as Leuna-Tenside GmbH have given him extensive expertise in both operational efficiency and strategic corporate development. ‘Dr. Döring’s background makes him the ideal candidate to lead APK through its upcoming growth phase. His knowledge of the chemical industry and his experience in corporate leadership make him an invaluable addition to APK AG’s Management Board’, comments Casper Frijns, Chairman of APK AG’s Supervisory Board. Over the coming years, Dr. Döring will be implementing APK AG’s long-term value creation plan.