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New International Sales Director for DEKOTEC GmbH

Michael Schad

Luc Perrad

Leverkusen, 27th, January 2021. On 1 March 2021, Luc Perrad (53) will take over from Michael Schad (63) as Director of International Sales for DEKOTEC GmbH. This renowned industry expert will take his retirement after 36 years of service. Having worked in various sales roles, Michael Schad has been responsible for the successful development of International Sales since 2012. In the course of his work, he contributed his extensive special knowledge to well-known committees and international associations. Luc Perrad has been working for DEKOTEC GmbH as an Area Sales Manager since 2019. Belgian citizen, he speaks French and English, has many years of international experience in corrosion protection and is NACE Coating Inspector Level 2 Certified. In his new role, he will focus on positive further growth for the business and on opening up new markets.

“Michael Schad made a significant contribution to the successful growth of DEKOTEC GmbH during his many years of service. We would like to thank him for the excellent collaboration, in particular for his achievements in developing the international business. Thanks to his great know-how, his international expertise and his personality characterised by integrity, he was a much appreciated interlocutor both internally and externally”, stated Max Wedekind, Managing Director of DEKOTEC GmbH.

“As a company, we are in an ideal position for the dynamic development of heterogeneous pipeline markets. We are delighted that Luc Perrad will drive the internationalisation of the company forward, as a proven expert in the industry and in sales”, continued Max Wedekind.

Luc Perrad has more than 20 years of global technical sales experience and extensive consulting expertise when it comes to questions concerning corrosion protection for pipelines. This qualified engineer recently advised companies very successfully on the introduction of a new coating system throughout Europe. Previously, he worked in management positions on various projects including Berry Global Pipeline projects in France, Africa and the northern regions of the Middle East. Using his sound knowledge, Luc Perrad is able to advise comprehensively DEKOTEC GmbH's clients on products and projects.

"I am very much looking forward to the new role. Thanks to our experienced team, broad product portfolio and as a supplier of system solutions, we will successfully drive the growth of the international business” says Luc Perrad.


For almost a century, DEKOTEC GmbH has built its reputation on high-quality and forward-thinking solutions for sealing technology and corrosion prevention. DEKOTEC products reliably protect road construction, buildings, pipelines and station construction long-term. The company has developed into an international group of companies, with branches in six European countries and sales partners in over 100 countries worldwide. The group is market leader in key Central European markets and is intensifying its dynamic growth in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

You can find more information on dekotec.com.


Luc Perrad
Felderstraße 24
51371 Leverkusen, Germany
Phone: +49 214 2602 301
E-Mail: luc.perrad@dekotec.com

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