Wolfgang Wienand, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer
Wolfgang Wienand (1972) joined the Siegfried Group in 2010 and was appointed CEO as per January 1, 2019. When joining Siegfried, Wolfgang Wienand first served as Chief Scientific Officer, responsible for Siegfried’s global Research & Development activities, before taking over the function as Chief Strategy Officer with responsibility for Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal and Intellectual Property Management and Regulatory Affairs in December 2011. From May 2017 until December 2018, he held in parallel both functions, Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. Before joining Siegfried, Wolfgang Wienand held senior management positions at Evonik Industries AG with a focus on fine chemical and custom development & 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.