Franz Marx Takes Over as CEO of Ilim Group

Franz Marx

July 9, 2013 - Russian pulp and paper producer Ilim Group announced that Franz Josef Marx took over as its CEO on July 1.

Marx replaces Paul Herbert who has served as Ilim Group's CEO for the past six years.

The appointment of Marx was approved by Ilim's Board of Directors on June 25, 2013.

Prior to joining Ilim, Marx was Vice President of International Paper Company and President of International Paper Russia.

Prior to joining IP, Marx served as a Partner and Managing Director at the Boston Consulting Group.

Marx began his professional career with BASF where he worked throughout Europe, China, the Middle East and Africa.

SOURCE: Ilim Group