Sika’s Group Management is made up of eight experienced managers, whose diverse careers led them to Sika companies across the globe.

Sika Group Management CEO Paul Schuler

Paul Schuler

Chief Executive Officer

Sika Group Management CEO Paul Schuler

Paul Schuler

Chief Executive Officer

EDUCATION
  • 2008 - 2015 IMD Lausanne, Switzerland; Executive Training
  • 1993 Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Washington/Zurich, MBA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2017 - now: Chief Executive Officer
  • 2013 - 2017: Regional Manager EMEA and Member of Group Management
  • 2007 - 2012: Regional Manager North America, General Manager Sika USA and Member of Group Management
  • 2003 - 2006: General Manager Sika Germany
  • 1988 - 2002: Product Manager / Head of Sales Industry, Marketing Manager Industry, Business Unit Leader Industry
  • 1982 - 1988: International Key Account Sales Manager Switzerland EMS Chemie AG, Switzerland
  • 1980 - 1982: Project Manager Air Condition Plants, Luwa AG, Hong Kong, China
  • 1976 - 1980: Production Manager, Hemair AG, Switzerland

 

FURTHER COMMITTMENTS
  • 2017 - now: Member of Board of Directors, Swisspearl Group AG
Sika Group Management Mike Campion

Mike Campion

Region Asia/Pacific

Sika Group Management Mike Campion

Mike Campion

Region Asia/Pacific

EDUCATION
  • 2009, 2013, 2015: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland, Executive Development Program 
  • 2001: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, USA, Management Coaching Certificate    
  • 1983 - 1988: Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA, BSc Chemistry

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2017 - now: Regional Manager Asia/Pacific and Member of Group Management
  • 2016 - 2017: Head Target Market Concrete Asia/Pacific
  • 2015 - 2017: General Manager Sika China, Area Manager Greater China, Sika China
  • 2013 - 2015: Senior Vice President, Target Market Concrete & Waterproofing, Sika USA
  • 2011 - 2015: General Manager Sika Greenstreak, USA
  • 1998 - 2011: Management Positions in Target Market Concrete and in Business Unit Construction, Sika USA
  • 1991 - 1998: Management Positions, Stonhard Inc., USA
Sika Group Management Christoph Ganz

Christoph Ganz

Region Americas

Sika Group Management Christoph Ganz

Christoph Ganz

Region Americas

EDUCATION
  • 2007 - 2015: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland; Executive Training
  • 1996: University of St. Gallen, lic. oec. HSG
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2018 - now: Regional Manager Americas and Member of Group Management
  • 2013 - 2018: Regional Manager North America, General Manager Sika USA, and Member of Group Management
  • 2007 - 2012: Head of Corporate Business Unit Distribution and Member of Group Management
  • 2009 - 2012: General Manager Sika France / Area Manager France, North Africa, and Mauritius and Member of Group Management
  • 2003 - 2006: Head of Business Unit Distribution
  • 1999 - 2003: Corporate Market Field Manager Distribution
  • 1996 - 1999: Project Manager Distribution, Sika Switzerland
Sika Group Management Thomas Hasler

Thomas Hasler

Head Global Business and Industry

Sika Group Management Thomas Hasler

Thomas Hasler

Head Global Business and Industry

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2015: IMD Lausanne,  Switzerland, Executive Training 
  • 2004 - 2007: University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Executive MBA 
  • 1997 - 1998:  KS Kaderschulen, Zurich, Switzerland, Economic Engineer STV 
  • 1984 - 1987:  Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland, Dipl. Ing. Chem. HTL 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2018 - now: Head Global Business and Industry and Member of Group Management
  • 2017 - 2018: Head Industry and Automotive and Member of Group Management
  • 2014 - 2017: Chief Technology Officer and Member of Group Management 
  • 2011 - 2013: Head Global Automotive 
  • 2008 - 2010: Senior Vice President of Industry and Automotive, Sika USA 
  • 2005 - 2008: Senior Vice President Automotive North America, Sika USA 
  • 2004 - 2005:  Automotive Manager Europe
  • 2000 - 2003:  Automotive Manager Switzerland
  • 1995 - 2000:  Business Development Manager
  • 1992 - 1995:  R&D Head Automotive OEM Adhesives
  • 1989 - 1992:  Research Chemist Industry Adhesives
Sika Group Management Frank Hoefflin

Frank Höfflin

Chief Technology Officer

Sika Group Management Frank Hoefflin

Frank Höfflin

Chief Technology Officer

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2016: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland, Executive Trainings
  • 1985 - 1995: University of Freiburg/Germany, Chemistry, Polymer Department, Ph.D.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2017 - now: Chief Technology Officer and Member of Group Management
  • 2014 - 2017: Corporate Technology Head Thermoplastic Systems
  • 2011 - 2014: Corporate Technology Head Roofing and Waterproofing
  • 2004 - 2011: Vice President R&D / PTD Acoustics and Reinforcement, Sika USA
  • 2003 - 2004: Director R&D, Sika USA
  • 2001: Global Technology Manager, Exatec, USA
  • 1996 - 2001: Management Positions, Weatherables, GE Plastics, USA
Head Construction Philippe Jost

Philippe Jost

Head Construction

Head Construction Philippe Jost

Philippe Jost

Head Construction

EDUCATION
  • 2007 - 2019: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland, and INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France Executive Training
  • 2000 - 2002: Executive MBA, London Business School, UK
  • 1991 - 1996: Civil Engineering Dilpoma, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • since 2019: Head Construction and Member of Group Management    
  • 2015 - 2019: Head of Corporate Human Resources
  • 2010 - 2014: Corporate Target Market Manager Concrete
  • 2006 - 2010: Manager Global Business Development Corporate Construction and Vice President New Market Development
  • 1998 - 2006: Product Engineer, Director of Marketing, Sika USA
  • 1997 - 1998: Testing Engineer, Sika Schweiz AG
Sika Group Management Ivo Schaedler

Ivo Schädler

Region EMEA

Sika Group Management Ivo Schaedler

Ivo Schädler

Region EMEA

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2015: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland; Executive Training
  • 2010: International Business School (ZfU), Zurich, Switzerland; Executive MBA
  • 2002: AKAD Zurich, Switzerland; Economic Engineer STV/FH
  • 1992: ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Master of Sciences (MSc), Materials Engineering

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2017 - now: Regional Manager EMEA and Member of Group Management
  • 2015 - 2017: Area Manager Europe South / Head Target Market Refurbishment EMEA
  • 2012 - 2015: General Manager Sika UK and Sika Ireland
  • 1997 - 2012: Head Business Unit Contractors and Industry, Head Marketing Construction, Product Engineer Industrial Flooring, Deputy Manager Diagnostic Center, Sika Switzerland
  • 1996 - 1997: Head Department Materials Testing and R&D, Wolfseher and Partner AG, Switzerland
  • 1993 - 1995: Manager Department Materials Testing, EMS Chemie AG, Switzerland
Sika Group Management CFO Adrian Widmer

Adrian Widmer

Chief Financial Officer

Sika Group Management CFO Adrian Widmer

Adrian Widmer

Chief Financial Officer

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2015: Executive Training, IMD Lausanne
  • 2004: Advanced Management Program, INSEAD
  • 1994: lic. oec. publ. Economics, University of Zurich

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2014 - now: CFO and Member of Group Management
  • 2007 - 2014: Head Group Controlling and M&A
  • 2005 - 2007: General Manager Construction Systems Germany/Austria/ Switzerland, BASF (Degussa) Construction Chemicals, Switzerland
  • 2000 - 2005: CFO, Degussa Construction Chemicals Switzerland; Finance Director Business Line Flooring Europe; Manager Corporate Finance, Degussa Construction Chemicals, Switzerland
  • 1997 - 2000: Manager M&A, Textron Industrial Products, United Kingdom/Switzerland
  • 1995 - 1997: Market Development Manager, Textron Inc., USA/United Kingdom
  • 1994 - 1995: Business Analyst, Nordostschweizer Kraftwerke (NOK), Switzerland