Regional Business Line Manager Paper & Board Asia (m/f/d)

Regional Business Line Manager Paper & Board Asia (m/f/d)


  • Drive existing and new business for ACTEGA's Paper & Board in Asia (more than 10 mil. Euro turnover)
  • Develop and execute customer projects in the region in alignment with the global strategic initiatives of Paper & Board (barrier and other sustainable coatings, tobacco and metallics, key account management, portfolio management) 
  • Direct responsibility for the largest direct customers as well as distributor and agents in the region
  • Leadership of the entire P&B sales teams in China (3 FTEs) and Malaysia (2 FTEs) and guiding technical service as well as R&D priorities for the region 
  • Ensuring compliance with ALTANA and ACTEGA guidelines and corporate governance while doing business with customers and partners 


  • Technical or business academic background
  • Understanding of the paper-based packaging market and different printing technologies (offset, flexo, gravure, digital)
  • Experience with coatings and / or other consumables  
  • Chemical and regulatory basic know-how
  • Leadership experience
  • Fluent in English. Any Asian language is welcome. German not necessary
  • Willing to travel extensively within Asia (approx. 75%)
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial mindset with personal experience in Asia
  • Detailed, yet agile working style
  • Talented in setting up and executing market strategies and building the necessary organisational requirements
  • Prepared to work with modern communication tools and in international matrix structures and versatile teams
  • Strong degree of personal commitment and self responsibility
  • High level of stress resistance and willingness to go the extra mile

Our Plus


In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction. ACTEGA offers you a lot of advantages. In detail:

  • A pleasant company size where people know each other and exchange ideas personally, as well as short information and decision-making paths
  • Extensive training opportunities, very good social benefits, an additional pension plan, health and sports offers and company events
  • A crisis-proof workplace

About us

ACTEGA, as part of the ALTANA Group, develops, produces, and markets specialty coatings, inks, adhesives, and sealing compounds with a focus on the packaging, graphic arts, and medical industries. ACTEGA has production facilities in Europe, North and South America and China.

The company is headquartered in Wesel, Germany.


ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.