Benedikt Efker / dLX - Head of Digitalization Production & Assets | LANXESS

M. Sc. Benedikt Efker (born 1980) studied electrical engineering and computer science with focus on automation technology at the University of Applied Sciences Münster, HES-SO Valais and Fernuniversität Hagen. In 2019 he became head of the Digitalization of Production and Assets department at specialty chemicals group LANXESS.

His focus is on expanding existing digital infrastructure and introducing new technologies in production. He previously worked for Siemens AG for 13 years. He spent the first 10 years in the Process Automation business unit and held various specialist and management positions in sales, project management and engineering in Germany and abroad. Further 3 years he has spent in the field of strategy consultancy – mainly transformation and digitalization projects.