SONGWON’s Leadership Members

A perfectly aligned team committed to a common goal

The Executive Committee’s role is to manage all aspects of SONGWON’s business, create policies and make key decisions concerning the organization’s strategy, investments and people.

SONGWON’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors (BOD) align management and supervision with nationally and internationally recognized benchmarks of good corporate governance.

Maurizio Butti Chief Executive Officer and Leader of Industrial Chemicals View Details

As CEO, Maurizio spearheads the implementation of all the Group’s business and day-to-day operating activities, from revenue and sales growth, expenses, cost and margin control to monthly, quarterly and annual financial goal management.

Before joining SONGWON, he was EVP Polymer Stabilizers and a member of the Chief Executive Council of Great Lakes Chemical Corporation. Prior to that he held various marketing, business, strategic planning and corporate development management positions at Great Lakes, EniChem and SOL Industries.

Hans-Peter Wüest Chief Financial Officer View Details

Hans-Peter gained his broad international experience in a wide variety of financial positions in the manufacturing and service industries. Before taking up his role at SONGWON, he held finance leadership positions with DHL/Deutsche Post and Great Lakes Chemicals.

Philippe Schläpfer Leader of Performance Chemicals View Details

Before joining SONGWON, Philippe spent more than 20 years as a key contributor to the Ciba Polymer Additives business. With 15 years of experience in the Asia Pacific region, he headed up Ciba’s global antioxidant product portfolio to serve the polymer industry.

Giacomo Sasselli Leader Operations View Details

Giacomo held a number of key technology positions with the EniChem Group. He then broadened his experience as site manager. Later, he joined the Great Lakes Chemical Corporation where he was responsible for the operation of a worldwide network of polymer additive production sites.

Doug Excell Leader Quality Assurance, Regulatory & Best Practices View Details

Before joining SONGOWN Doug held various supply chain, business management, marketing, procurement and corporate development positions at Compass Minerals, Chemtura, Great Lakes Chemical and Amcol International.