Borealis appoints Dirk Langhammer as Vice President Strategy & Group Development

| Business function | Borealis | Vienna | Austria

Borealis announces the appointment of Dirk Langhammer (42) as Vice President Strategy & Group Development effective 1 January 2022. Dirk succeeds Tom Asselman, who will move to OMV in the role of Vice President Strategic Planning & Projects.

Dirk Langhammer joins Borealis from OMV where he has held various positions since 2013, including Head of In-house Consulting and Head of Business Development Middle East & Asia in Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining OMV, Dirk worked at McKinsey & Company in Germany and Australia. Most recently, he has held the position of OMV Vice President Business Transformation, shaping the OMV Refining transformation in the areas of Hydrogen, e-Fuels and Advanced Biofuels.

Dirk Langhammer holds a PhD in natural sciences from the University of Augsburg in Germany and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. He is a German national, married and the father of three children.

"We are very pleased to welcome Dirk to Borealis,” comments Borealis CEO Thomas Gangl. “Dirk brings a lot of experience in business development and transformation. With his leadership, he will further drive our Strategy & Group Development, addressing the transition of our industry towards sustainable solutions.”

“At the same time, I would like to thank Tom Asselman for his outstanding contribution in various positions during his long career at Borealis.”