About us

Qenax AG

Qenax AG, an owner-operated company, was founded at the end of 2007 with the goal to develop and market high-quality and natural active ingredients for the use in cosmetics. The founders are specialists in research, development and marketing with long term experience on the international cosmetic market.
Since April 2012 Qenax has its principal office in Waedenswil at the lake of Zurich in very close neighbourhood to the ZHAW (Zurich University of Applied Sciences). With the ZHAW a close co-operation developed, which is of invaluable merit for the development of effective active ingredients.  

CEO of the company is Chemical Engineer Maria Lueder-Specht 
Education as chemical engineer with specialisation in biochemistry.
She has more than 25 years of experience in the cosmetic industry and used to work in R&D, marketing and sales. The regular contacts to customers, suppliers and the active collaboration in cosmetic associations enables to be close to the market. She runs Qenax as CEO, is active in the board of directors and co-owner.