Maurizio Butti

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.

He leads and oversees all functions within the organization from innovation and production to regulatory and EH&S. Working closely with each division, he leads the Group’s business development and sustainability efforts. This involves translating SONGWON’s strategy into operational initiatives and performance in order to enhance productivity, efficiency and profitability.

He defines the overall strategy of the Group, including identifying appropriate operational adjustments, as well as supporting investor relations. As one of SONGWON’s key leaders, Maurizio Butti has driven the company’s globalization efforts and provided crucial strategic foresight for SONGWON’s expansion into new markets. 

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Since 03, 2016 Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee, SONGWON Industrial Group, SwitzerlandPresident/CEO, SONGWON International AG, Switzerland
Since 01, 2011 Group Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee, SONGWON Industrial Group, SwitzerlandPresident/CEO, SONGWON International AG, Switzerland
2006 – 2010 President/CEO SONGWON International AG and Member of the SONGWON Industrial Group Executive Committee, Switzerland
2004 – 2005 Executive Vice-President & Corporate Officer, General Manager Polymer Stabilizers and Member of the Chief Executive Council, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Switzerland
2001 – 2005 Vice-President Business Management & Marketing Polymer Stabilizers, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Switzerland
2000 – 2001 Director Product Management & Marketing Polymer Stabilizers, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Switzerland
1998 – 2000 Director of Corporate Development EMEA & Asia Pacific, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Switzerland
1994 – 1998 Business Development Manager-Polymer Stabilizers, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Switzerland
1991 – 1994 New Projects Development Manager & Corporate Secretary, Enichem Synthesis S.p.A., Italy
1988 – 1991 New Projects Development Manager, Enichem Synthesis S.p.A., Italy
1986 – 1988 Assistant to the Strategic Planning Director, Enichem Synthesis S.p.A., Italy
1983 – 1985 Manager-Oxygen New Applications, Sol Industrie S.p.A., Italy
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1992 High Potentials Development Course-General Management, Scuola Enrico Mattei-Castel Gandolfo, Rome, Italy
1985 – 1987 MBA (“Corso biennale in Economia e Gestione di Azienda”), Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
1976 – 1982 Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic of Milan, Milan, Italy