Dr. Ulrich Girrbach
Vice President, Fiber & Textiles
Dr. Ulrich Girrbach served as Director and Vice President and Global Head of Marketing and Sales for Hoechst/Trevira. He developed and implemented a global marketing strategy for flame retardant fibers and intermediate yarns, leading to strong growth in the U.S. (greater than 70% over two years). As Global Marketing Manager for Trevira CS, Dr. Girrbach introduced comprehensive market segmentation for different end users which led to strong sales growth. He also served as a SVP Global Marketing at ASK Chemicals Group as well as Chariman of the Board of Directors at ASK Chemicals Iberica. Dr. Girrbach earned a PhD in natural sciences from the University of Mainz and a Dipl. Ing., Master in Engineering from the University Karlsruhe.