Oliver Franssen

Momentive Performance Materials
Global Marketing Transportation
Leverkusen Germany 51368
Email: oliver.franssen@momentive.com

Biographical Sketch:
Oliver Franssen studied Mechanical Engineering and Plastics Technology at the University of Technology RWTH Aachen / IKV and received his engineering degree in 1990. He started his professional career 1990 at Dätwyler / Switzerland as project leader for rubber precision parts for the Automotive In-dustry. In 1996, Oliver joined DuPont-Dow Elastomers as Market Development Manager for Automotive. Between 2001 and 2003 he was the commercial director at Omnexus in Europe. In 2004 he joined Momentive Performance Materials (formerly GE Bayer Silicones) in Automotive Marketing for Elastomers. Since 2008 he is the Global Marketing Director of this segment.

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