Dr. FRANK HÖFER
Chairman of the Managing board
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Dr. Frank Höfer joined the company as Managing Director on August 01, 2021. After holding management positions at German and international medium-sized companies in the chemical industry, he joins proFagus and takes over the overall management of the group of companies. In his previous positions, he very successfully implemented the development of innovative products, the establishment of new business areas and the increase in efficiency of business processes, mainly in the areas of business development and strategy development.
Dr. Höfer began his professional career at BASF AG in Ludwigshafen in 2001 after studying chemistry in Erlangen-Nuremberg, at the University of Cambridge (UK), in Marburg and earning his doctorate at the Technical University of Munich. He then took on positions of responsibility and, as managing director, managed medium-sized companies owned by families and Japanese investors. With his keen interest in the further development of chemical processes and the introduction of new products, especially those based on sustainable and regional raw materials, he will drive the alignment of proFagus as the European market leader in the field of fully integrated biorefineries for specialty chemical products.