Borealis has announced the appointment of Dirk Langhammer to serve as its new Vice President Strategy & Group Development from 1 January 2022. Dirk succeeds Tom Asselman, who will move to OMV in the role of Vice President Strategic Planning & Projects.
Thanking Tom Asselman for his years of service at Borealis, CEO Thomas Gangl went on to welcome Dirk Langhammer to his new role.“Dirk brings a lot of experience in business development and transformation. With his leadership, he will further drive our Strategy & Group Development, addressing the transition of our industry towards sustainable solutions,” he said.
Langhammer joins Borealis from OMV where he has held various positions since 2013, including Head of In-house Consulting and Head of Business Development Middle East & Asia in Abu Dhabi. Before joining OMV, Dirk worked at McKinsey & Company in Germany and Australia. Most recently, he has held the position of OMV Vice President Business Transformation, shaping the OMV Refining transformation in the areas of Hydrogen, e-Fuels and Advanced Biofuels.
Dirk Langhammer holds a PhD in natural sciences from the University of Augsburg in Germany and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany.