Eva Baumann is the new Global Head of Business Field General Industries

Effective 20 January 2022, Eva Baumann has succeeded Jim Cottington as Global Head of Business Field General Industries

Baumann has previously been Head of Business Field General Industries EMEA since 2021. Under the business unit General Industries as part of INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS, CHT offers its customers innovative product solutions for automotive and electronics applications, cleaning and care products, the paper and leather industries, as well as process aids for the mining and agricultural industries.

Eva Baumann brings to this role more than 20 years of professional and management experience in the chemical industry, in addition to degrees in marketing and human resources and organizational development. In 2021, she initially took over regional management in EMEA in the CHT Group before now assuming overall responsibility in the business field.

"I see great potential to further develop the business field General Industries globally in a strong team," says Baumann. "With customer-specific service, innovative strength, and outstanding product quality, we want to continue to differentiate ourselves in the market. In the future, we will focus even more on the aspect of sustainability." 

CHT's business field General Industries has its global administrative center at the Tübingen site, the Group's headquarters.  

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About the CHT Group

The CHT Group, a medium-sized global player for speciality chemistry, is worldwide active in development, production and sales. CHT Germany GmbH in Tübingen is the headquarters of the group of companies which focuses on sustainable chemical products and process solutions. TEXTILE SOLUTIONS of CHT improve the quality, functionality as well as look and purity of textiles and optimise their manufacturing processes. In the fields of silicones, building materials, paints, coatings, paper, agrochemicals as well as cleaning and care products innovative products and process solutions are provided by INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS. By bundling the strengths of the complete group further innovative products, applications or processes are permanently developed and vast technical support is offered within the SCIENCE & SERVICE SOLUTIONS. Highly qualified specialists work in state-of-the art laboratories for development, analytics and application technique in order to work out ideas and solutions that meet the latest requirements.

The CHT Group with its own production and sales locations is represented by more than 28 companies worldwide. In the financial year 2023, the CHT Group generated a group turnover of 601 million Euro with around 2,500 employees.