Hamburg, 9 October 2023 - Philip Chew has been appointed to the Executive Board by the Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG with effect from 1 October 2023. Philip Chew will continue to assume his responsibilities as Managing Director of GME Chemicals PTE Ltd. based in Singapore, which was acquired by the Biesterfeld Group in 2021.
"Southeast Asia is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Philip Chew has very successfully driven the integration of GME Chemicals into the Biesterfeld Group. With him as a further member of the Executive Board, we will continue to significantly drive the future global expansion of our company, especially in this region. I look forward to working with him and wish him every success," explains Dirk J. Biesterfeld, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG.
Philip Chew comments on the appointment to the Executive Board: "I would like to thank the Supervisory Board and especially Dirk J. Biesterfeld for the trust they have placed in me and I look forward to the new challenge. As GME, we are already an integral part of the Biesterfeld family and our teams are growing even closer together. To pursue this path strongly and to actively shape our growth in Asia, especially Southeast Asia, and other regions of the world with my colleagues on the Executive Board, is something I am very excited about."