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Michael Kost

Senior Advisor

Michael Kost

Senior Advisor

Michael was CEO and Co-owner of Süddeutsche Emulsions-Chemie (a manufacturer of specialist waterborne wax additives) for 17 years before selling successful the business to a strategic investor in 2018, who engaged him for a global role of the combined activity.

Michael has a business PhD and 25 years experience in the specialty chemicals industry. Starting as a management consultant at Roland Berger he held various senior management positions at Fuchs Petrolub AG, including CEO of Fuchs Lubricants plc. (UK), where successfully integrated two acquisitions into the Fuchs Petrolub group.

His experience in the European, Middle East and Asian Specialty Chemicals business as well as his M&A experience and his experience as co-owner of a typical German SME (small / medium sized enterprise) allow him to provide valuable consulting.