Press release
Oil Additives
May 3, 2016

Evonik names Dr. Jen-Lung Wang Oil Additives Country Manager – China and Asia-Pacific Business Development Manager

Evonik’s Oil Additives business has announced the appointment of Dr. Jen-Lung Wang to the position of Oil Additives Country Manager, China. In this role, he will lead the China team as Evonik’s Oil Additives business continues to expand in Asia. Concurrently, Jen-Lung will also assume responsibilities for Asia-Pacific business development, as the business steps-up development of new opportunities beyond its core activities.

Jen-Lung began his career with Evonik’s Oil Additives business line in 2000 as Senior Research Scientist at the Horsham Technology Center in Horsham, Pennsylvania USA. In this role, he was a valued contributor to long-term innovation activities and led customer-focused driveline and crankcase product development efforts.

From 2006 to 2009, he served as Technical Service Manager, supporting customers in the North American region and in Japan and Korea as well. His skill in developing relationships with these accounts led to several successful commercializations of products for driveline applications. In
2009, Jen-Lung was named Global Product Manager, Driveline Segment, directing and providing oversight to key segment projects, managing a diverse product portfolio, and implementing an aggressive segment marketing plan.

In January, 2012, he took on the position of Global Business Director, Wax Modifiers. In this capacity, he developed and executed the segment’s strategic initiatives, strengthened relationships with key business partners, and launched new business development projects to accelerate growth.
Prior to Evonik, Jen-Lung worked at Calgon Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA as a Research Chemist, and at Bayer AG in Leverkusen, Germany as Research Laboratory Manager. Jen-Lung received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from The Ohio State University and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow
at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He earned his B.Sc. degree from the National Taiwan University.

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About Oil Additives at Evonik

As a leading provider of oil additives, Evonik develops technologies to improve fuel and energy efficiency as well as productivity with DRIVON™ and NUFLUX™ technologies in engine oils, driveline fluids and gear oils. Industrial and off-highway equipment achieve fuel and energy savings with DYNAVIS® technology for hydraulic fluids.

Other specialty products of the Evonik Oil Additives Business Line include high-performance additives and technologies for fuels and refinery products.

Company information

Evonik, the creative international industrial group, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Its activities focus on the key  megatrends of resource efficiency, health, nutrition and globalization. Evonik benefits specifically from is innovative strength and integrated technology platforms. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2015 more than 33,500 employees generated sales of around €13.5 billion.


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