Flemming B. Bjoernslev
Mr. Bjoernslev is a 30-year veteran of the global chemical industry. As President and CEO of Lanxess U.S., a German specialty chemical company, he provided leadership and advocacy for the NAFTA region (Canada, the U.S. and Mexico). During his tenure, Mr. Bjoernslev broadened Lanxess’ product portfolio by focusing on growth industries such as automotive, construction and manufacturing, enabling Lanxess to generate over $2 billion in annual revenue. This strategy combined with cost-management efforts helped secure long-term, sustainable profitability.
Most recently Mr. Bjoernslev has been an independent advisor to the chemical industry. His executive leadership includes experience in marketing, finance, business development, corporate branding, portfolio management relationship management and distribution.
Prior to his U.S. post, he was Managing Director of Lanxess Central Eastern Europe with the responsibility for operations, sales, marketing and distribution activities in five European countries. Mr. Bjoernslev also worked for Lanxess in Germany as well as Bayer AG in Germany and Buenos Aires, Argentina.