Symrise: hired Bernd Heinken to the newly-created position of technical director micro protection for the Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME) region. Heinken previously worked at Schülke & Mayr GmbH for many years. He joined Schülke & Mayr GmbH, in 1998 and initially worked for four years in the application technology department for preservation. In 2002, he took over the role as international market manager responsible for the technical biocide business at Schülke & Mayr. From 2009, he led the technical support department “special additives” within Schülke. Heinken is also active in various associations and expert groups such as DGK and EDANA.