Wolfgang Wienand, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer
Wolfgang Wienand (1972) was appointed CEO of Siegfried in January 2019. Before, from December 1, 2011, he led the departments Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal and Intellectual Property Management and Regulatory Affairs. Since May 1, 2017, he was also responsible for Siegfried’s global Research and Development activities. He held this position previously from August 2010 to August 2012. Before joining Siegfried, he held senior management positions at Evonik Industries AG, formerly Degussa AG, with a focus on fine chemistry and custom manufacturing for the pharmaceutical industry.
Wolfgang Wienand studied chemistry at the University of Bonn and subsequently obtained a Ph.D. in organic and bioorganic chemistry from the University of Cologne. In addition, he holds an Executive Master’s Degree in International Finance of HEC in Paris.
Wolfgang Wienand is a German citizen.