Dr. Michael Effing

Short biography

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology Aachen (RWTH), Germany, specialist field Polymers/Composites
  • 25 years experience as a strategic and innovative Executive Manager with key focus on Marketing & Sales Excellence
  • Unmatched international experience in executive positions with global Industry leaders such as DuPont, Berkshire Hathaway, Owens Corning, Huntsman or DSM
  • Chairman of the Board of the Federation of Reinforced Plastics AVK in Frankfurt/ Germany (www.avk-tv.de)
  • Board Member and Vice President of the Polymer Plastics Trade Association GKV in Bad Homburg/ Germany (www.gkv.de)


  • Distinctive entrepreneurial thinking
  • Enthusiastic team builder
  • Experience in dealing with international and intercultural business partners and joint venture partners
  • Dynamic and inspirational leader personality
  • Effective communicator
  • Your partner to prepare for the changing needs of global businesses
  • Strong promoter for excellent relationships between customers, suppliers, research institutes worldwide