Dr. Jinqiu Chen, senior Vice President of Operations & Site Management, Greater China Region, is the General Manager of Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, and the Site Manager of Evonik Multi-User-Site-China. He is also responsible for ESHQ, Energy and Logistics departments in Greater China Region.
Dr. Jinqiu Chen joined Hüls AG in Marl (one of the predecessors of Evonik Industries AG) as R&D Manager of Latices in 1994. Then he took several management positions in PolymerLatex GmbH. In November 2008, Dr. Jinqiu Chen went back to China as Deputy Operation Director of MATCH Project, Evonik Degussa Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. And then took the position of General Manager and the site manager of Evonik Multi-User-Site-China since March 2010. From January 2020, he also took the position of senior Vice President of Operations & Site Management, Greater China Region.
Dr. Jinqiu Chen studied at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Jiangnan University and Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica. After getting the scholarship from Ministry of Education, he went to Germany for further study in 1988 and later obtained PhD at Dortmund University.
During Dr. Jinqiu Chen’s working in Shanghai, Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd was awarded twice “China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Responsible Care Best Practice Corporation Award” and “SCIP Safety Production Advanced Unit” for many years. He was also awarded “Director Award” in SCIP for many times.
In 2012, Dr. Jinqiu Chen was awarded “The Magnolia Silver Award”. In 2017, he was awarded “The Magnolia Gold Award”.