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Actega appoints new global head of sustainability

September 26, 2022  By PrintAction Staff

Actega appoints Dennis Siepmann to the newly created role of global head of sustainability. Siepmann will lead the ongoing development and delivery of Actega’s sustainability and ESG initiatives with a particular focus on circular economy, sustainable solutions, and ALTANA’s, objectives to becoming climate neutral by 2025.

He will be responsible for driving Actega’s sustainability efforts and their integration across the technologies and operations of the company.

Siepmann has been with Actega for over a decade, having started as business development manager at the Actega site in Bremen, Germany, and most recently as the global segment head for Speciality Consumer Goods.


Commenting on his new role, Siepmann said, “I am honoured to be taking on this role at such an exciting time for Actega and very much looking forward to working with our teams around the world to find new ways to reduce our environmental impact as well as to make a positive contribution to the areas in which we operate. Sustainability is a key priority for our company and a topic I’m incredibly passionate about. My previous roles have given me a broad understanding of sustainability, and I am keen to bring in my experience to address sustainable development topics within our company and within the packaging industry.”

Siepmann will report directly to Thorsten Kröller, president, Division Actega, in his new position.

Thorsten Kröller commented, “I am very pleased to appoint Dennis as our global head of sustainability. Dennis has been with us for 12 years and knows our company inside out. His seniority and deep knowledge of our operations will help to accelerate our ambition to expand Actega’s sustainability leadership across all our businesses. This appointment is a clear signal of our longstanding commitment to sustainability, adding value to the business, our customers and the wider industry. I am confident that under his leadership, we will make great progress toward building a sustainable future not only for our company, but also for our industry.”

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