Today is the first day of Franz Josef Marx as the new CEO of Ilim Group.
Franz Marx has replaced Paul Herbert who has been Ilim Group's CEO for the last 6 years. The appointment of Franz Marx as CEO was approved by the Board of Directors' meeting of Ilim Group on June 25, 2013.
Prior to joining Ilim Group Franz Marx was Vice President of International Paper Company and President of International Paper Russia. Prior to joining International Paper he served as a Partner and Managing Director at the Boston Consulting Group. Franz began his professional career with BASF where he worked throughout Europe, China, Middle East and Africa.