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

Paul Schuler, CEO

Paul Schuler

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Schuler, CEO

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 the Board, Swisspearl Group AG, Switzerland
  • 2019 - now: Member of Advisory Council Peri GmbH, Germany

 

Shareholdings

79,443 (per December 31, 2019)

Mike Campion, Region Asia/Pacific

Mike Campion

Regional Manager Asia/Pacific

Mike Campion, Region Asia/Pacific

Mike Campion

Regional Manager 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
  • 2013 - 2015: Senior Vice President Target Markets Concrete and 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

 

Shareholdings

5,100 (per December 31, 2019)

Christoph Ganz, Region Americas

Christoph Ganz

Regional Manager Americas

Christoph Ganz, Region Americas

Christoph Ganz

Regional Manager 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

 

Shareholdings

25,860 (per December 31, 2019)

Thomas Hasler, Head Global Business and Industry

Thomas Hasler

Head Global Business and Industry

Thomas Hasler, Head Global Business and Industry

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

 

Shareholdings

20,940 (per December 31, 2019)

Frank Höfflin, CTO

Frank Höfflin

Chief Technology Officer

Frank Höfflin, CTO

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 Research & Development / PTD Acoustics and Reinforcement, Sika USA
  • 2003 - 2004: Director Research & Development, Sika USA
  • 2001: Global Technology Manager, Exatec, USA
  • 1996 - 2001: Management Positions, Weatherables, GE Plastics, USA

 

Shareholdings

8,126 (per December 31, 2019)

Philippe Jost, Head Construction

Philippe Jost

Head Construction

Philippe Jost, Head Construction

Philippe Jost

Head Construction

EDUCATION
  • 2007 - 2019: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland, and INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France Executive Training
  • 2000 - 2002: MBA, London Business School, UK
  • 1991 - 1996: MSc Civil Engineering, 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

 

FURTHER COMMITMENTS
  • 2015 - now: Member of the Board Peikko Group, Finland

 

Shareholdings

4,028 (per December 31, 2019)

Ivo Schädler, Region EMEA

Ivo Schädler

Regional Manager EMEA

Ivo Schädler, Region EMEA

Ivo Schädler

Regional Manager 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; MSc Materials Engineer

 

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

 

Shareholdings

6,527 (per December 31, 2019)

Adrian Widmer, CFO

Adrian Widmer

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Adrian Widmer, CFO

Adrian Widmer

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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

 

FURTHER COMMITMENTS
  • 2019 - now: Member of Board of Directors, Schmolz + Bickenbach AG, Switzerland (Chair of Audit Committee)
  • 2020 - now: Member of Board of Directors, Sonova Holding AG, Switzerland

 

Shareholdings

21,280 (per December 31, 2019)