VIENNA, Austria — January 12, 2022 — Borealis announces the appointment of Dirk Langhammer as vice president, Strategy & Group Development effective January 1, 2022. Langhammer succeeds Tom Asselman, who will move to OMV in the role of vice president, Strategic Planning & Projects.
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, he worked at McKinsey & Co. 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.
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,” commented 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.”
Posted: January 12, 2022