Dr. Ing. Thomas Fischer

Dr. Thomas Fischer, born 1955, graduated from technical university of Dortmund, Germany with a chemical engineering degree in 1982 and with a doctor’s degree in 1987. From 1984  to 1985 he studied industrial engineering at university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule) Dortmund, Germany. 1986 he began his career at Bayer Group where he held different positions with increasing managerial responsibilities in Uerdingen, Dormagen and Leverkusen. In Covestro Deutschland AG Dr. Fischer has the position vice president special projects Industrial Operations Safety & Asset Integrity. In 1998 he was elected chairman of the of the Managerial Employees’ Committee of Uerdingen. Dr. Fischer is chairman of  the managerial employees’ committee (Sprecherausschuss) of Covestro Deutschland AG and of the Bayer AG (Konzernsprecherausschuss). Dr. Fischer is member of the supervisory board of Bayer Pensionskasse, of Covestro Deutschland AG and Bayer AG as well as member of the audit committee. In the Managers federations in Germany Dr. Fischer is President of the VAA (Verband angestellter Akademiker und leitender Angestellter) and vice-president of the ULA (United Leaders Association). In the European Federation of Managers in the Chemical and Allied Industries, FECCIA, Dr. Fischer is vice-president.