Stefan Benito has joined Sihl as commercial vice president for EMEA and APAC. In addition to his previous responsibilities, he will now take over the management of the finance and human resources departments.
‘I would like to thank Reiner Bolz for his successful teamwork in Sihl’s management team, and I’m delighted that – with Stefan – we have gained a colleague with extensive commercial experience and leadership skills. I wish him every success in his new role’, said Martin Blom, who will concentrate more on his responsibilities as CFO of the group.
Benito has 25 years of management experience, including more than six years as managing director at Thomas, where he concentrated on sales, marketing and HR. He now forms Sihl’s new management in Düren, together with the company’s long-standing technical managing director, Reiner Bolz.
‘With Stefan as commercial managing director, we will press ahead with the next goals on our transformation journey. These include driving profitable growth in our existing markets and innovation platforms, as well as improving our customer focus. We are also strengthening Sihl’s focus as a strong partner for innovative solutions in future-oriented industries’, added Peter K. Wahsner, CEO of Sihl Group.