Volker Oehl becomes Director of Business Development of the Bodo Möller Chemie Group The long-term 3M and DOW specialist takes over the international CASE market
At the beginning of the New Year 2022, chemical engineer Volker Oehl took up the position of Director of Business Development for the products from the CASE areas (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers) at the Bodo Möller Chemie Group. Volker Oehl takes over the task area of Florian Krückl and in the future, he will keep expanding even more the collaboration with leading raw material manufacturers for the paint, coatings and printing inks industry, and with it the growth trajectory of Bodo Möller Chemie as knowledge and product supplier for innovative industrial branches like paint and coatings. “Throughout the world, the Bodo Möller Chemie Group has a recognized status as expert in the selection and processing of chemicals in the current and future-oriented industrial sectors. For this purpose, we will expand our CASE team even further so we can offer producers an expanded market presence and less complex business processes,” says Oehl. The chemical expert, who has been working for Bodo Möller Chemie since 2017, occupied leadership positions at 3M and DOW, among them six years as market segment leader for DOW silicones in the paint and coatings industry.
Global footprint and growing expertise
Not only the close collaboration with leading manufacturers but also its own expertise that characterize for the Bodo Möller Chemie Group a valuable asset in the market. Companies receive not only extensive advice, but can also fall back on tests in the in-house laboratory. The Competence Center offers numerous services that allow new developments to reach the market faster by using innovative raw materials. “With the constantly growing expertise, we have acquired a global footprint as application expert with a comprehensive product range. In addition to this, we have our efficient logistics trusted by our customers throughout the world. Volker Oehl is industrial sector and product expert who will be a competent global contact with his CASE team,” says Frank Haug, Chairman of the Board of the Bodo Möller Chemie Group.
CASE product portfolio
For the specialized area of CASE applications, the Bodo Möller Chemie Group offers a wide product range that encompasses binders, additives and pigments. The industrial partners include global companies such as Merck, Evonik, BASF, Songwon and many more. As complete supplier, Bodo Möller Chemie also faces the challenges of raw material shortages and international transport bottlenecks. “We would like to offer our customers all options for a better supply with high-quality materials. We achieve this by stocking and a constantly growing product range from one single source. In this way, we can offer valuable alternatives that otherwise could not have been possibly used,” explains the Director of Business Development at the Bodo Möller Chemie Group, Volker Oehl.