The Board of Directors has appointed Iven Chadwick Member of Group Management as of January 1, 2009. Iven Chadwick joined Sika as head of the newly established Region India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) in April 2007.

Under his management, business there has developed successfully and grown significantly. With the appointment of Iven Chadwick, all six regions of the Sika organization will be represented in Group Management.

Prior to joining Sika, Iven Chadwick gained broad business experience in the IMEA region at MBT and Degussa, later BASF, where he headed Corporate Business Lines. A British citizen and a graduated chemist of the Manchester Polytechnic, UK, he also holds an MBA degree from Leicester University, UK.