Gert Wendroth appointed Nynas president
Gert Wendroth has been appointed president of Nynas AB, effective 1 March 2014. He will replace Staffan Lennström who is retiring. Gert Wendroth has a thorough background in the oil industry. His latest position was as CEO of H&R AG, a German listed company operating two base oil refineries in Germany and a number of blending and filling plants for specialty products around the world. Before that he has held various management positions in the Royal Dutch / Shell Group with a strong focus on B2B sales and marketing.
Gert Wendroth is from Hamburg, Germany and was born in 1958. He has a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Hamburg and an MBA from the University of Bradford, UK.
Staffan Lennström, who retires as President of Nynas AB, joined the company in 2005. During his time at Nynas he has led the company through a change in strategy, preparing Nynas for growth on the global specialty oils market.