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ELIX Polymers appoints new CEO
Source：Plastics News Asia
Date Published：4/15/2019 12:04:57 PM
ELIX Polymers appoints David Castañeda as CEO and Board Member for ELIX Polymers SL effective April 8, 2019.
ELIX Polymers Board of Directors has appointed David Castañeda as CEO and Board Member for ELIX Polymers SL (“ELIX”) effective from April 8, 2019. He succeeds Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March.
Wolfgang Doering made a significant contribution to the development of ELIX Polymers, since 2012, under Sun European Partners LLP ownership, and January 9, 2019, when he led the first steps towards the integration of ELIX into the chemical group Sinochem International (Overseas) Pte. Ltd. With Mr. Doering's vision and under his leadership, ELIX has developed into an independent company, transformed from operating as a production-focused unit of a large chemicals conglomerate into a European standalone market leader with best-in-class products and service offering.
Mr. David Castañeda, CEO and Board Member - ELIX Polymers
During this period, a new culture was created, attracting and developing talented and experienced professionals. This has allowed the profitable growth of the company while also achieving financial stability, creating a climate of cooperation between the different areas of the company to achieve more efficient and sustainable work processes and operations and placing the needs of the customers at the heart of the company’s strategy.
David Castañeda has more than 15 years’ experience in the Polymer and Chemical industry, and he held various senior manager roles in Operations, Technology, and Business Development and Innovation. In recent years, Mr. Castañeda has been part of the successful transformation of this company, triumphantly leading the organization to the next level of operational excellence, and identifying business opportunities that have supported the company’s growth and expansion.