Hanno D. Wentzler, President & Chief Executive Officer of Munich-based Freudenberg Chemical Specialities SE & Co. KG (FCS), a member of the Freudenberg Group Executive Council and a fifth-generation member of the owning family, began his tenure with the Freudenberg Group in 1986 and has led the Freudenberg Chemical Specialities Business Group since its founding in April 2004. He will retire at the end of December 2020 after 35 years of successful service to Freudenberg. Filip Krulis, previously Senior Vice President at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST), will take over with effect from 1 January 2021. Krulis joined the Freudenberg Group in 1998 as a product development engineer at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies. Since 2014, he was Senior Vice President for FST's Oil Seals Powertrain & Driveline Business Unit. Krulis holds a degree in aerospace engineering from the "Politecnico di Torino", Italy. Wentzler will continue to support the Freudenberg Group in an advisory capacity.