executive leadership

Holger R. Jung

Senior Vice President and Polymer Segment President
"Organic Growth and becoming an admired Fortune 500 company requires consistent Smart and Healthy Change which we in Kraton embrace. Kraton always strives to give you the best opportunity to excel and realize your ideas utilizing teamwork and collaboration."

Dr. Holger R. Jung, our Senior Vice President and Polymer Segment President, is responsible for all sales, marketing and market development activities for our Polymer segment. Dr. Jung joined us from Invista, a Koch Industries subsidiary, where he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility, serving most recently since 2008 as Vice President of Invista’s North American Polyester & Intermediates business, overseeing the successful sale of that business to Indorama in 2011. Dr. Jung commenced his employment with Hoechst AG in 1990 prior to the sale of Hoechst’s polyester businesses to Koch in 1998, in positions including research and development chemist, technical service manager, and positions with oversight for quality management, strategic planning, and for the marketing and sales functions of KoSa’s European Polyester Specialty Polymer Business. Dr. Jung holds a Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from the University of Marburg in Germany.