Harald Schwager is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 8 different companies. Currently, Dr. Schwager holds the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board of Evonik Operations GmbH, Chairman of Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board of Evonik Performance Materials GmbH and Chairman at Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH. Harald Schwager is also on the board of DEKRA eV, South Stream Transport BV and KSB Management SE and Vice Chairman-Management Board for Evonik Industries AG.
In the past Dr. Schwager was Member-Management Board at BASF SE Chairman-Supervisory Board of BASF Schwarzheide GmbH, Chairman-Administrative Council at BASF Antwerpen NV and Head-Business Unit at BASF Belgium SA (which are all subsidiaries of BASF SE), Chairman-Supervisory Board at Wintershall Holding GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board of Wintershall AG and Managing Director at Solvin GmbH & Co. KG.
He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Karlsruhe and a doctorate from Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung.