Michael Koenig

Chief Executive Officer

Key experience: Mr. Michael Koenig (b.1963) was the chairperson in Elkem from September 2016 through November 2019 and held the position as Chief Executive Officer of China National Bluestar (Group) Co., Ltd. for almost three years. He has extensive professional experience from the Bayer group in which he has held various positions, including Chief Executive Officer of Bayer Group Greater China and Head of Polycarbonates Business Unit of Bayer Material Science. He has also served as a member of the board of directors of Bayer AG from 2013 until 2015 and as the chairperson of the board of directors of Currenta from 2013 until 2015. Hence, Mr. Michael Koenig has accumulated rich experience in running large multinational corporations. Mr. Michael Koenig holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Chemical Engineering Department of the TU Dortmund University in Germany.  He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Elkem since 1. December 2019.

Directorships: Mr. Michael Koenig serves as a member of the board of directors of Symrise.

Number of Elkem shares: 91.265