Lorena Bechthold PhD

Technical Sales Manager


Mrs. Dr. Lorena Bechthold joined Berg + Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG in July 2022. With her extensive scientific knowledge and her technical and commercial expertise in cosmetic industry, Dr. Lorena Bechthold supports her clients in mastering the challenges of developing products for the cosmetic market. Dr. Lorena Bechthold is responsible for sales activities in the following markets: UK, DACH, Italy and Spain.

Dr. Lorena Bechthold holds a PhD in Materials Science from the University of Manchester. As PhD Student, she successfully developed a novel measurement method for the quantification of the hair movement. Her doctoral thesis was realized in cooperation with the company Henkel AG & CO. KGaA, Germany and was awarded with the SEPAWA Young Researcher Award 2019.

Following her academic education, Dr. Lorena Bechthold started her career as Business Development Manager at proderm GmbH, Germany – a leading provider of advanced clinical testing solutions. In her 2.5 years at the company proderm GmbH, Dr. Lorena Bechthold supported national and international companies in planning and implementation of clinical studies for cosmetics, consumer goods and medical devices as well as in market access challenges.

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