H.C. Starck Group Expands Its Executive Board
John van Put will be representing the Advanced Metals and Ceramic Powders (AMCP) business unit and Dmitry Shashkov will act for the Fabricated Products (FPR) business unit. Together with CEO Andreas Meier and CFO Ludger Heuberg they will form the new management team of the company. John van Put has held several leadership positions with H.C. Starck since 2008 and currently leads the AMCP business unit. He holds a doctorate degree in Chemical Process Engineering and has studied Mining and Petroleum engineering at the Delft University of Technology/NL. Dmitry Shaskov joined H.C. Starck in 2010 and heads the FPR business unit. He holds a doctorate degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the Northwestern University of Illinois/US and studied physics at the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys. Axel Westerhaus, who has been in the Executive Board since 2007, retired from his position and will leave the company on the end of 2011 (12/2011).