Deb Group Ltd (‘Deb’), one of the world’s leading occupational skincare providers, today announces that as of the 31st May 2014 its purchase of STOKO Professional Skin Care (‘Stoko’) from Evonik Industries has completed. At the same time it announces the appointment of Michael Bogdanski to lead its North American business and Johannes Sitzmann, formally CEO of Stoko, to lead its European business. Stoko is a global leader in combating skin disease in the workplace and has world class products, expertise and knowledge. By joining the two businesses together Deb will be able to offer the most comprehensive and effective occupational skin care product range yet seen in the workplace. Deb and Stoko already have highly complementary geographic footprints, customers and products. Work will start immediately to integrate the two businesses.