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Dr. Andrea Borgards

Senior Vice President, 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, an 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.

Andrea went on to become Senior Vice President of Global Pulp & Wood for the Lenzing Group in 2018, being responsible for 2 sulfite pulp mills in Austria and the Czech Republic as well as for additional market pulp procurement for Lenzing’s fiber sites.


Wood Based Cellulosic Fibers – Innovations for a Future in Balance

Day II

Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

  • Introducing of Lenzing AG and its role/growth in the dissolving pulp market
  • Innovations and trends on the textile fiber market
  • Sustainablity challenges and our pillars to address them 


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