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Wacker Chemical Corporation: named Axel Schmidt, VP-division silicones, North and Latin America

March 14, 2013

• Wacker Chemical Corporation: named Axel Schmidt, VP-division silicones, North and Latin America. He succeeds Dr. Bernhard Hackl who is returning to Wacker Chemie AG in Munich, Germany.

Schmidt will have full and direct responsibility for Division Silicones’ Adrian, MI-based operations and plants located in Chino, CA and North Canton, OH. He will be directly responsible for managing the strategic business planning for the Division Silicones North and Latin America sales and marketing functions, supply chain, technical services, applications development and testing and product research.
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