Press release
Corporate Press
March 26, 2009

New Head of Colorants Product Line

Effective April 1, 2009, Dr. Matthias Creutz will take over as head of the Colorants Product Line of Evonik Industries; he will retain his current responsibilities as head of Supply Chain Management and Production. The product line has so far been headed by Jochen Rosenau, who is also head of the Adhesive Resins & Colorants Business Line.

Evonik offers a broad range of innovative colorants for architectural paints and industrial applications. Further information is available at

About Evonik

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany which operates in three business areas: Chemicals, Energy and Real Estate. Evonik is a global leader in specialty chemicals, an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our strengths are creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2008 about 41,000 employees generated sales of about €15.9 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.2 billion.


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