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Stefan Brand

Kommissarischer Bereichsleiter Wasserverversorgung / Entsorgung / Analytik

Interim Division Head of water supply / disposal / analytic laboratory services

Am Haupttor
06237 Leuna

Kathrin Sommer

Division Head of Safety

Wolfgang Stephan

Bereichsleiter Werkschutz / Feuerwehr

Division Head of site security / fire brigade

Dermot Carey

Division Head of Engineering & Purchasing Department

Dr. med. Josephine Reeg

Division Head of On-site medical services

Falk Herzog

Division Head of Real estate management

Frank Sander

Division Head of Logistics

Martin K. Halliger

PR-Management / Press spokesman

Martin Naundorf

Division Head of Sales department/Site development/PR-management

André Schum

Division Head of Controlling

Raphael Gründel

Bereichsleiter Personal

Elke Raue

Leiterin Servicebüro

Dr. Detlev Brodkorb

Division Head of Legal dep.

Dr. Christof Günther

CEO of InfraLeuna GmbH

Thomas Räcke

Division Head of Energy/Water


Auskunft Chemiestandort Leuna

Mark Muschick

Division Head of Telecommunications, Organisation, IT


The history of our large chemical complex began in 1916 when Carl Bosch, commissioned by BASF, founded an ammonia plant in Leuna.
Thanks to the great chemist's forward-thinking plans, Leuna quickly earned an international reputation for chemical production. After the introduction of ammonia synthesis for industrial purposes, large-scale production of methanol was established in 1923 based on a high-pressure process. In the late 1920's Leuna became a production site for the mineral oil industry when Matthias Pier developed a brown coal hydrogenation process to manufacture synthetic fuels.

In 1938 women around the globe had a reason to be happy: in that year the synthesis of caprolactam resulted in Perlon. The series of successes with the introduction of large-scale industrial processes knew no end. For example, the site was the first in the world to manufacture synthetic surfactants in 1942.

After the war Leuna became a chemical powerhouse for Eastern-Block countries. In fact, local investors are still profiting today from the reputation developed under the former East German flag. Examples of ongoing cooperation in the field of raw materials include crude oil from Russia and ethylene from the Czech Republic.

With the reunification of Germany, Leuna experienced a renewed impetus as Western corporations began seizing the opportunity to take advantage once again of this unique site.

The use of public investment incentives has considerably improved the prospects of settlement from potential investors. Here, state-of-the-art infrastructure is available at particularly interesting conditions.