Amazon Papyrus Chemicals Appoints Bernhard Hackl as Chief Operating Officer

Bernhard Hackl, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Amazon Papyrus Chemicals

Amazon Papyrus Chemicals, one of the leading process chemical companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernhard Hackl as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective from 1 December 2023. Bernhard has extensive experience and expertise in the specialty chemicals business which makes him an invaluable addition to our company.

With a career spanning nearly three decades at WACKER, a renowned Munich-based specialty chemical company, Bernhard has a solid foundation in the field. He holds a PhD in Chemistry and began his journey with joint research between the university and the Semiconductors Division. This experience propelled him to pursue a global career in the Silicones Division, where he made significant contributions across Asia, Europe and the USA. Bernhard’s leadership acumen has also been evident through his executive roles in various chemical distribution companies, where he assumed C-Suite responsibilities.

In addition to his professional achievements, Bernhard Hackl serves as the chairman of the Chemical Council in the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce. He is also one of the esteemed members of the award committee for the National Centre of Excellence for Workplace Learning (NACE). Bernhard’s dedication to fostering competencies through workplace learning aligns perfectly with our commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.

As the new COO, Bernhard will play a pivotal role in driving the company’s transformation into a globally recognized process efficiency innovator. His deep industry knowledge, strategic vision, and exceptional leadership skills will be instrumental in advancing our growth initiatives and ensuring operational excellence.

Amazon Papyrus Chemicals is excited about the remarkable milestones that lie ahead with Bernhard as part of its leadership team.

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About Amazon Papyrus Chemicals
Amazon Papyrus is one of the leading specialty chemical and process solution providers to various industries in Asia. Founded in 2000 with headquarters in Hong Kong and an established presence in more than 14 markets, it has established itself as a trusted partner with a dedicated team of over 460 employees. Serving more than 350 customers in Asia and the Middle East, Amazon Papyrus provides customized products and applications to solve diverse challenges in sectors such as paper, pulp, viscose fibre technology, molded pulp, barrier coating for food packaging, and water management.

Amazon Papyrus’ commitment to sustainability is at the core of its business operations as it strives to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It takes pride in helping its customers achieve their sustainability goals while generating a significant return on their investment.