Senior Vice President, Pulp Operations & Technology, Global Pulp&Wood
Andrea Borgards graduated from the University of Hamburg (Germany) with a PhD degree in wood science and technology in 1996. She started her career as research project manager for the Lenzing Group, a leading international company that produces high-quality fibers for a wide range of textile, nonwoven and industrial applications. After a series of technical and strategic roles with growing responsibility Andrea was appointed Vice President of Global Research & Development in 2015. She has a track record of various patents, realizing new technologies and turning sustainable solutions into economic success. Since 2018 Andrea has been responsible for 2 sulfite pulp mills in Austria and the Czech Republic, currently as Vice President for Pulp Operations and Technology. In a joint venture in Brazil the Lenzing Group is currently expanding for further kraft pulp supply.