Thomas Palm has been appointed as Managing Director of Teknos Germany as of 4 March 2019. Thomas is successor for Mathias Lutz, who left the company in January 2019.
Thomas holds a degree in Chemical Engineering and he has been working in the coatings industry for 23 years. In his last position, he was RD&I Solutions Manager for EMEA at Akzo Nobel, overall responsible for laboratories and client projects in Hilden, Germany and Malmö, Sweden.
“I realized at an early point in my career that I have a passion for the coatings industry and for people”, Thomas outlines.
Teknos Germany is one of the largest local organizations of the Teknos Group. Teknos has production facilities in three locations in Germany, producing both metal coatings as well as industrial wood finishes for interior and exterior applications. Teknos Germany is staffing approximately 180 employees.
The product portfolio varies from special paints to protect machines and equipment of well-known manufacturers to coating solutions for the Oil & Gas industry. After acquisitions made in the recent years, the company has gained an important position in German interior wood coatings market.
I realized at an early point in my career that I have a passion for the coatings industry and for people.