Lonza Group appoints new Executive Committee member

Sven Abend will have primary responsibility for Corporate Strategy and Business Development, as well as Consumer Care and Industrial Solutions

Lonza Group has appointed Sven Abend as member of its Executive Committee, effective 1 July. Abend, currently CEO of Kolb, will have primary responsibility for Corporate Strategy and Business Development, as well as Consumer Care and Industrial Solutions, and will ensure focused delivery of Lonza's growth strategy.

“Sven has a strong track record in establishing sustainable, profitable growth in challenging specialty markets,” said Richard Ridinger, CEO of Lonza Group. “His market-driven approach to business will align and reinforce our strategic goals for global growth.”

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