January 30, 2024

Borealis appoints Mirjam Mayer as Vice President Circular Economy Solutions

Borealis announces the appointment of Mirjam Mayer, previously Vice President Polyolefins Transformation, as Vice President Circular Economy Solutions as of 1 January 2024.

Borealis announces the appointment of Mirjam Mayer, previously Vice President Polyolefins Transformation, as Vice President Circular Economy Solutions as of 1 January 2024. In this position, she will be overlooking and managing Borealis’ entire Circular Economy Solutions (CES) value chain.

Mirjam Mayer joined Borealis in 2020 in the role of Director Strategy & Growth Portfolio in which she drove the development and implementation of the Borealis Group Strategy and supported the different businesses in strategy and business development as well as growth initiatives. Since 2022, she held the role of Vice President Polyolefins Transformation where she was responsible for developing and leading the business portfolio of Borealis Polyolefins, Circular Economy Solutions and Innovations & Technology initiatives. Prior to Borealis she gained extensive experience as a consultant with McKinsey for several years, based in Germany, India, the US and Austria.

Mirjam Mayer holds a postdoctoral degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, US, and a PhD in Biochemistry/Biophysics from the Max Planck Research School and University of Technology in Dresden, Germany. She is a German citizen.

“Mirjam's exceptional leadership in steering our Polyolefins business transformation, coupled with her deep understanding of Circular Economy Solutions, has positioned her as a pivotal force in our journey towards sustainable growth. Mirjam's strategic acumen, paired with her hands-on approach, embodies the perfect blend of vision and execution. We're confident that her expertise will continue to drive our Circular Economy Solutions business to new heights,” says Thomas Gangl, Borealis CEO.


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About Borealis
Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility.

With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international energy, fuels & feedstock and chemicals & materials company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%.

In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US).
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