Matthias L. Wolfgruber is a businessperson who has been the head of 11 different companies. Currently, Dr. Wolfgruber occupies the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board of BYK USA, Inc., Chairman-Supervisory Board at LANXESS AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board for LANXESS Deutschland GmbH (a subsidiary of LANXESS AG) and Chairman for ARDEX GmbH. Dr. Wolfgruber is also on the board of Cabot Corp., ALTANA AG (former Chief Executive Officer) and Grillo-Werke AG and Director-Management Board at S.A. (300) Ltd.
He previously was Chairman-Supervisory Board of Eckart GmbH, Vice President-Operations for Wacker Silicones Corp., Non-Executive Chairman at ELANTAS Beck India Ltd., Chairman-Supervisory Board of BYK-Chemie GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Elantas PDG, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer for ALTANA Chemie AG, President & Chief Executive Officer at Wacker Chemical Corp., Head-Global Business at Wacker-Chemie GmbH and Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Wolfgruber received a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from INSEAD.