Thomas Serbe started his current role as Production Leader of the Schkopau PET plants in May 2013. He is responsible for the manufacturing and engineering function.
Thomas Serbe joined the Equipolymers JV and was named Managing Director in June 2013.
Thomas started his career in Dow Central Germany in 1981 as an apprentice and operator, went to university achieving a diploma in Energy Management and a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
In 1995, he started to work as Process Control Engineer, later as Run Plant Engineer in the Aromatics Plant in Dow Central Germany before achieving his master degree in Project Management and taking on the role as Improvement Engineer and Project Manager in Hydrocarbons & Energy. In 2002 he became Production Leader of the EB/SM plant in Dow Central Germany before relocating to Dow in Stade in 2006 where he assumed production leadership responsibility for the highly integrated Stade PO/PG plant. In 2011 Thomas transferred to Thailand to lead the commissioning and start-up of the HPPO plant at the MTP AIE site. After successful start-up, he was assigned Site Envelope Director and Associate Business Manufacturing Director for the Polyurethanes business in the Asia/Pacific region.