Vienna (A) The Borealis Supervisory Board has appointed Wolfram Crane as Executive Vice President of Basic Chemicals and Operations and a member of the Borealis Board of Directors effective July 1, 2021. He succeeds Martin van Koten, who has been appointed as the OMV board member responsible for refining.
Wolfram Krenn can look back on a long career at OMV. He joined the company in 1998 as a Process Engineer, then moved to Production and Operations and joined OMV Petrom in 2014 as Head of Petrobrazi Refinery in Romania. In 2018, Wolfram Crane became Senior Vice President of Site Management Schwechat before taking up his current position as Senior Vice President of Refining Assets in 2019.
Wolfram Crane holds a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Graz University of Technology. Austrian citizen, married with two children.
“I am delighted to welcome Belfram Crane to the Borealis Board of Directors. His extensive experience in operations combined with his outstanding leadership skills make him the ideal candidate for the position of Executive Vice President, Basic Chemicals and Operations,” said Thomas Jungle, CEO of Borealis. Wolfram’s passion for operational excellence and pursuit of change will make him an important member of Borealis. I wish him every success in his new role,” as well as: “At the same time, we would like to thank Martin van Koten for his outstanding performance contributing to the success of Borealis’ operations and base chemicals business.”
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