2015 John Arthur Wilson Memorial Lecturer -- Dr.
The 56th John Arthur Wilson Memorial Lecture will be presented
at the Annual Convention by Dietrich Tegtmeyer at 1:00 pm on
June 10, 2015.
The title of his
presentation is "Sustainability - Our Passport for the Future."
A PhD chemist
graduating from University Witten/Herdecke, Dietrich Tegtmeyer
commenced his career in the chemical industry in 1989 in various
management positions and international assignments with Bayer,
Germany. He became involved in the leather business in 1999
with responsibility for Bayer headquarters leather R&D; then
later was in charge of global marketing of the business unit
leather. Since 2005 he has been employed by the spin-off
company LANXESS as vice president for product and applications
Since 2008 executive member of the International Union of
Leather Technologists and Scientist (IULTCS); Chairman of the
From 2009 to 2014 executive member of Leather Working Group (LWG)
Since 2011 vice president of IULTCS
Since 2012 member of the board of the German counterpart of ALCA,
Dietrich Tegtmeyer is
married and has 3 daughters.