Management team

Dr. Boris Gorella - CEO

Joined Beckers in 2011, German

1996: MBA, INSEAD, France

1991: Ph.D. Chemistry, TU Berlin, Germany

Previously worked for BASF and Evonik/Degussa as well as in consulting and Private Equity in various positions in the UK, China, Germany and Singapore.

Olivier Laune - CFO

Joined Beckers in 1996, French

1989: Master Business Administration, EM Lyon, France

Previously worked for Arthur Andersen as Financial Auditor in France.

Dr. Karsten Eller - COO

Joined Beckers in 2011, German

1991: Ph.D. Chemistry, TU Berlin, Germany & Yale University, USA

Previously worked for BASF, Evonik/Degussa, Schering (Atotech), and Exxon in various roles in Germany, USA and Asia

Judith Jungmann - CHRO

Joined Beckers in 2018, German

First and second law degree, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München

Previously worked for Scout24, Danone and Siemens

Christophe Sabas President Coil Coatings Europe, Africa & Americas (EA&A)

Joined Beckers in 1999, French

1989: MA Business Administration, Paris, France

Previously worked for AGA Gas AB and held the position of Managing Director at Beckers in France.

Paul Menezes President Coil Coatings Asia & Middle East (A&ME)

Joined Beckers in 2011, Malaysian

1984: CPA (PE I) Malaysia Association of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysia

Previously worked for Fosroc, Degussa, BASF and PriceWaterhouseCoopers in various roles in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.

Christian Vogel - President Industrial Coatings

Joined Beckers in 2011, German

MSc. Industrial Engineering, Technical University Karlsruhe/Germany; MBA, University of Dartmouth/USA

Previously worked at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants as Senior Consultant in Argentina and at Oerlikon Balzers Coating as Managing Director in Singapore and Brazil.