Plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic has appointed Steen Jensen as the new General Manager of Scandinavian subsidiary Biesterfeld Nordic AB. In September 2021 Steen Jensen will succeed Eric Lundén, who is moving on from the company after six successful years.
Steen Jensen holds a degree in chemical engineering and an executive MBA from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). He has over 20 years' experience in chemicals and plastics distribution and extensive knowledge of the Nordic and European markets. Most recently, Steen Jensen was COO of an internationally operating independent subsidiary of a leading Scandinavian plastics distributor.
"Eric Lundén has made a tremendous contribution to the establishment and outstanding positioning of our company in the Scandinavian countries. On behalf of the whole organisation, I would like to thank him warmly for his excellent work over the last few years and wish him all the best for the future, both privately and professionally," said Carsten Harms, member of the Executive Board of Biesterfeld AG and management spokesperson for Biesterfeld Plastic. "Over the coming years we intend to strategically drive forward the expansion of our business and our organizational structure. Steen Jensen is a very experienced market expert who is also an excellent fit with our jointly defined vision and values."
"I'm excited about my new role and delighted at the confidence expressed in me," added Steen Jensen, designated General Manager of Biesterfeld Nordic AB.
Biesterfeld Nordic AB, established in 2013, is the Scandinavian subsidiary of Biesterfeld Plastic. The company serves customers in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and the Baltic states with local warehouses, purchasing and sales teams and has an extensive product portfolio, including renowned products in Advanced Polymers, Engineering Polymers, High Performance Polymers, Performance Elastomers and Sustainable Polymer Solutions. The company has performed exceptionally well in recent years and today represents, partly exclusively, well-known global market leaders such as BASF, ExxonMobil Chemical, Solvay, Chi Mei, SK Chemicals, LG Chem, DuPont, Nurel, Idemitsu, Hanwha Total, Lyondell Basell, USI and Denka. According to the recent AMI study, with the support of its global partners, it established itself sustainably as one of the leading distributors in 2021.