ALTANA develops, produces, and distributes high-quality, innovative specialty products for coatings manufacturers, paints and plastics processors, for the printing and cosmetics industry, as well as for the electrical and electronics industry.
The business seat of our globally active Group is Wesel. The ALTANA Group comprises four Divisions, BYK Additives & Instruments, ECKART Effect Pigments, ELANTAS Electrical Insulation, and ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants.
ALTANA AG has a dual management and monitoring system. The Supervisory Board appoints two executive managers for a term of five years. The Management Board is solely responsible for managing the company and exclusively serves its interests.
The Management Board forms the advisory Executive Management Team together with the Presidents of the Divisions and selected executives of central functions.
The Supervisory Board of ALTANA AG has twelve members, half of which are elected by German Group employees in accordance with German corporate co-determination law. The other six members are elected by the annual shareholders’ meeting. Supervisory Board members serve terms of five years.
The Supervisory Board monitors the business and advises the Management Board on company management matters. With the exception of Susanne Klatten, all Supervisory Board members elected in the shareholders’ meeting, along with the Chair of the Supervisory Board, are independent.
For more information on the company please visit www.altana.com