Peter Weinmar


Peter Weinmar is a partner at KONITZER & TAFEL Managementberatung GmbH. He has extensive international experience of leadership and management gathered during many years employment in the chemical industry.

After completing his studies in business management Peter Weinmar carried out various marketing and sales functions in the chemicals division of the BAYER group, where he rose to become a global sales and marketing director. After a spell in the BAYER corporate and strategy planning department he took on the responsibility for leading various globally operating business units in the specialty chemicals area. With the spin-off in 2004 he moved to the newly founded LANXESS group.   
For six years from 2009 onwards Peter Weinmar took over the management of LANXESS K.K. in Tokyo and was concurrently manager of the country group Japan/Korea.

His management expertise includes the development and implementation of strategies  with special emphasis on marketing and sales, the worldwide management of integrated business units, the development of organizational structures and processes, topics such as reorganizations and M&A, the confidence inspiring leadership of multicultural and interdisciplinary management teams as well as the building–up and systematic development of international and local management.

As a seasoned international corporate manager Peter Weinmar has comprehensive knowledge of the specialty chemical industry with deep insights into the manufacturing industry, particularly into paints and coatings, building materials, water treatment, processing of rubber and plastics as well as into the automotive supply industry.

Peter Weinmar speaks English and French fluently.