Organisation and management

A business founded on expertise and experience

Synthomer’s experienced, highly skilled professionals deliver value to our customers and form the basis of our success. Our HR strategy is dedicated to maintaining and nurturing that expertise and experience. We hire highly educated people and provide them with early opportunities to exploit their skills and creativity. Our leadership team comprises senior professionals with a long track record of success achieved in some of the biggest names in the chemical industry. Together, our people bring a fresh approach that delivers success for our customers and adds value for our shareholders.

 

 

Organised to meet customer needs

Synthomer’s organisation has been set up to provide the best support to its customers, whichever industry they are active in, and wherever they are located in the world. To achieve this, we provide customer service and technical support through Strategic Business Units that reflect the requirements of global and regional markets. As a result, we operate through Regional Operational Centres and Sales Offices based in the UK, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, China and the USA.

 

 

 

Management team


Calum G MacLean
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

BSc Hons (Aberdeen)
BP Chemicals, Inspec, INEOS, Synthomer


Stephen Bennett
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

BSc (Loughborough), ACA
PricewaterhouseCoopers, INEOS, Synthomer


Derick Whyte
Executive Vice President - Asia

BSc Hons (St Andrews), MBA (OUBS), CChem MRSC
Unilever, ICI, Yule Catto, Synthomer


Christoph Breucker
Vice President - Europe

Dr.- Ing. (Dortmund, Germany)
Henkel, Cognis, BASF, Synthomer


Martin Hallam
Vice President - Operations

BSc Hons (Newcastle),  CEng MIChemE
ICI, INEOS, PQ Corporation, GrowHow UK, Synthomer


Tim Hughes
Vice President - Americas, Middle East & Investor Relations

BSc Hons (Manchester), MBA (Cranfield)
Courtaulds, Chemtura, Synthomer


Neil Whitley
Vice President - Specialities, M&A and HR

Ba Hons Economics (Leeds)
Ford, ICI, DuPont, Johnson Matthey, Synthomer

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