The Sihl Group has appointed Peter Washner as its new CEO. In this role, Washner will take over the management of the company, focusing on its further development.
Washner comes to this role with extensive industry and management experience, including his role as CEO of the Infiana Group, a producer of specialty films. Under his leadership, Infiana developed into a market leader with 900 employees and a turnover of about EUR 200 million. He has also held leadership positions at Huhtamaki, Rexam, General Electric Plastics and BASF, and has worked in the Netherlands, the UK and the US.
“The success of the Sihl Group is primarily based on product innovation and its entire staff’s high level of expertise,” said Washner. “These core competencies, along with a passion for creating a global market leader characterized by growth, market knowledge and a high degree of customer focus, will shape the story of Sihl in the future. I am looking forward to working with the Sihl team to start the next chapter in the company’s long history.”
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