Songwon announces new organization structure

Songwon announces new organization structure

4:56 PM, 7th June 2011
Songwon announces new organization structure

ULSAN, KOREA: To meet growing demand in polymer additives industry, Songwon Industrial Group has implemented a new organizational structure. As per the new structure, Maurizio Butti, has been nominated Chief Operating Officer of the group.


There will be six global functions reporting to Maurizio:


  • Hans-Peter Wüest has been nominated CFO. In addition to the finance related activities, Hans-Peter will also supervise IT, legal, customer service and logistics.
  • Dieter Morath has been nominated EVP Global Sales; reporting to Dieter are the sales and technical service groups.
  • Jim McGinley has been nominated EVP Business Management, which includes responsibility for product management, applications and the sourcing group.
  • Philippe Schlaepfer will retain his position as EVP Corporate Development.
  • D K Park will retain his position as Head of R&D, Some functions will be re-aligned and concentrated in R&D which will be composed of product development, process development, analytics and regulatory.


The EVP Manufacturing and Engineering function has not yet been nominated and the position will be held in the interim by Maurizio Butti. In addition a group Executive Committee has been established and will be composed of: Jongho Park (Chairman and CEO), DB Park (Consultant), Maurizio Butti (COO), Hans-Peter Wüest (CFO), Dieter Morath (EVP Sales), Jim McGinley (EVP Business Management), Philippe Schlaepfer (EVP Corporate Development).

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