New CEO at hte

Dr. Wolfram Stichert is the new CEO of hte AG

HEIDELBERG, Germany [February 4, 2013]

hte AG is managed by Dr. Wolfram Stichert, who had previously been the company's CFO, as of January 1, 2013. 

Dr. Wolfram Stichert, co-founder and board member of hte since 2000, took up his position as CEO as of January 1, 2013. He replaces Dr. Dirk Demuth, who had been leading the company for 13 years and pursues new professional challenges.

“I am very excited about this new role”, says Dr. Stichert. “It is my personal aim to foster hte’s quality leadership and enhance our customers’ R&D with innovative concepts.” The current nomination for the German Industry's Innovation Award 2012/2013 shows that we are on track.

Being one of the co-founders of the company, Dr. Stichert joined hte as one of the first employees in 1999 and has headed several organizational and scientific teams to support hte's foundation and growth processes. Dr. Stichert studied chemistry and economics, receiving a degree in economics from the University of Hagen as well as a degree and PhD in chemistry from the University of Frankfurt. He has been rewarded for many achievements. Among others, hte won the STEP Award in 2011, an award for innovative, high-growth companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and has been nominated for the ’German Future Prize', a prize for technology and innovation awarded by the Federal President of Germany.

About hte

hte Aktiengesellschaft (hte), a public limited company, is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for customers in the energy, refinery, chemicals and environmental sectors. Thanks to hte’s products and services, R&D in the area of heterogeneous catalysis has become considerably faster and more productive. As a reliable partner in the field of high throughput experimentation, hte offers comprehensive expertise backed up by complementary products and services: 1) technology solutions – tailor-made integrated hardware and software systems, installed and ready for use on site at the customer’s premises; 2) R&D solutions – implementation of research cooperation at hte’s own premises in Heidelberg. With its high-quality services, hte supports its customers in the search for solutions to global challenges such as climate and environmental protection, energy efficiency and mobility. Its close ties with BASF guarantee long-term orientation and stability.


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