Sylvia Nefkens PhD

Technical Market Specialist Home and Personal Care

Celanese per Brenntag S.p.A.


Sylvia Nefkens obtained her Ph.D in chemistry from the ETH in Zürich, Switzerland, and has worked on raw materials for the home- and personal care industry for over 25 years in sales-, marketing- and R&D positions within companies such as Cognis, BASF and Corbion. As a technical market specialist at Celanese she has focused the past 4 years on developing the applications of Nutrinova® Sorbates in home care detergent formulations.