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Lenzing appoints new CTO

May 04, 2017
Lenzing appoints new CTO

Heiko Arnold has become the new Chief Technology Officer of the Lenzing Group, on 1 May. The Management Board of the leading producer of botanic cellulose fibres led by CEO Stefan Doboczky was expanded by a new position for Technology and increased from three to four members in view of the forthcoming expansion of production capacity.

According to the sCore TEN corporate strategy the Lenzing Group aims to increase the share of specialty fibres as a percentage of revenue to 50 per cent by 2020.

“Over the past few months I have gained a very good insight into the company. I am very much looking forward to carrying out the responsible tasks I have assumed on behalf of an innovative company such as the Lenzing Group,” said Heiko Arnold.

The Munich-born manager Heiko Arnold studied chemistry at the Darmstadt University of Technology. In addition to a strong scientific and technical education, Heiko Arnold contributes his longstanding experience in realising large-scale investment projects and ongoing operational improvements at BASF, especially in Asia. Moreover, he has gained considerable experience in the field of research and development.