REGIONAL PRESIDENT OF
Jan Kreibaum was appointed Clariant's President of Region Greater China & Korea on September 1, 2013.
Jan has strong management experience gained through organizations that span three continents and across multiple cultures. Before taking up the position as Clariant's Regional President of Greater China & Korea, Jan was CEO of Knauf Asia-Pacific, a leading international building materials company headquartered in Germany. Prior to that, Jan was Vice-President Performance Chemicals Asia-Pacific at BASF in Hong Kong.
Jan has held various senior sales and business management positions at leading chemical companies including BASF and Ciba Specialty Chemicals for over two decades. Throughout his career, Jan has gained extensive international work experience in Asia and Europe, and developed a proven track record in the chemical industry.
Jan holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.