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New chairman at VinylPlus and ECVM

Dr. Karl-Martin Schellerer, managing director of Westlake Vinnolit, takes over as chairman of Vinylplus and ECVM, the association of European PVC producers.


Schellerer succeeds Stefan Sommer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vynova Holding, and aims to further advance the industry's sustainability efforts at the European level. He has already been involved in the boards of the two European PVC associations since 2018. In 1997, after earning his doctorate in chemistry at the University of Regensburg and a Master of Business Administration at the Universities of Augsburg and Pittsburgh (USA), Schellerer began his professional career at Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG as Sales Manager Paste & Extender PVC and later served as Head of Corporate Development. In 2015, he became managing director of Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG. Today, in addition to this position, he is responsible for Westlake's Asian business as Vice President - Europe & Asia Vinyls Chemicals.



  • Kunststoff Information (Jan. 3, 2023)
  • Photo: © ECVM


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