Educational background

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT, Oberhausen Germany
  • Dip.- Ing. in Chemical Engineering, University of Dortmund, Germany

Professional background

Uwe Boltersdorf was appointed Division President Chemtech and member of the Executive Committee on January 1, 2023. He had joined Sulzer in 2021 as Global Head of Technologies and Operational Excellence for Chemtech. From 2014 to 2021, Uwe Boltersdorf held various management roles at thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions in the EPC, plant engineering and licensing business, including the Chief Sales Officer role for its chemical plant engineering business (former “Uhde”). Before thyssenkrupp, he served as Head of Group Function Corporate Development for the Lanxess Group (2009-2014), a specialized German chemicals company then active in chemicals, polyamides, rubbers, additives and custom manufacturing for pharma and agrochemicals. Uwe Boltersdorf gained his international experience by assignments at Lanxess and Bayer (2001 to 2014) in process engineering, production and site management as well as in strategy functions and M&A processes.

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