Rüdiger started his career more than 35 years ago with BASF, then moving to Elenac, Basell and finally LyondellBasell in various commercial roles with divisional and regional responsibilities in Europe, Africa and Middle East.
Returning from Middle East in 2018 he became responsible for Polyolefins Sales in Europe at LyondellBasell.
Becoming involved in various activities of the Plastics industry e.g. with RIGK, Germany, associations as BKV and Plastics Europe he developed his strong interest in waste management, recycling and circular solutions for Plastics.
Currently he is chairing the polyolefin group of Plastics Europe in Brussels.