Uwe Wascher and his wife, Anneliese Monden founded Wascher and Partner in 2000. Uwe specializes in mergers and acquisitions consultancy and start-up advice in the areas of specialty chemicals, plastics, medical and logistics. Uwe has also invested in start-up companies in Israel, the Netherlands, Sweden, and China, engaged in biopharmaceuticals, software, logistic systems and polymers. He resides on the board of all the companies and advises on strategy and implementation.
Uwe had a longstanding career with General Electric (GE) both in Europe and the United States. In his last position he was Senior Managing Director of GE Plastics in Europe, responsible for Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India. In that position, he also chaired GE’s Corporate Executive Council for Europe and was the initiator of key European initiatives in GE such as the implications of the introduction of the Euro and the European Works Council legislation. Uwe was a Vice President of GE for 16 years.
Uwe was born in Braunschweig, Germany and holds a degree in Chemical Engineering and Plastics Technology from the Plastics Institute in Darmstadt, Germany. He has a Master of Polymer Science equivalence degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and owns several patents.
As a hobby, Uwe collects Richard Lindner and Andy Warhol modern graphics. He himself is an apt painter and works towards a representative vernissage. Some of his work is added on the art page of this website. Uwe lives with his family in Kapellen, Belgium.