Hermann-Josef Doerholt
Polyurethanes Business Unit Senior Vice President Commercial Ops EMEA

After a three-year trainee program at Bayer AG (1984-1987), Hermann-Josef Doerholt started his professional career in the Polyurethanes Sales department at Bayer AG. This was followed by three years as Head of PUR Sales in Portugal. In 1993, he returned to Bayer AG and took over Sales, Marketing and Global Key Account responsibilities in the PUR Automotive business. After that, he moved to Brazil in 2001 and assumed responsibility for the PUR business in South America. Two years later, he returned to HQ and became Head of Global Procurement at Bayer Polymers. In 2007, he joined the BU Polycarbonates as Head of the Performance Resins Division. In 2011 he moved to China to support the establishment of the new headquarters for the Global Polycarbonates business in Shanghai. He returned to Leverkusen in 2014 and rejoined BU PUR as Global Product Manager for Isocyanates and currently as Head of the PUR Commercial Operations division in EMEA and LATAM.