Stefan Benito appointed new Vice Persident Comemrcial of the Sihl Group
The Sihl Group is taking the next step on its transformation journey into becoming a modern technology company: On September 1, 2021, Stefan Benito will assume the new position of Vice President Commercial for EMEA and APAC.
54 years old and born in Düsseldorf, Benito previously served for six years on the management board of Thomas GmbH, focusing on sales and marketing as well as its Chinese subsidiary. At the Sihl Group, he will also assume responsibility for all sales and market management activities in his territories and report directly to Peter K. Wahsner, CEO of the Sihl Group.
After graduating with a degree in business administration, Benito gained extensive international commercial experience at Air Liquide GmbH in Düsseldorf, the Siegwerk Druckfarben Group, Huber Packaging Group GmbH and Cabot Switzerland GmbH. In his last position at Thomas GmbH, he was not only a director with responsibility for sales of 75 million euros, but also chairman of the board of directors for five subsidiaries in the USA, Argentina and Spain.
New leadership experience for the Sihl Group
“With his extensive commercial experience and proven leadership skills, Stefan will bring new leadership expertise to the commercial organisation. Driving profitable growth in our existing markets and innovation platforms, as well as improving customer focus are clearly defined goals for the next renewal phase on our transformation journey,” says Peter K. Wahsner, discussing the new responsibilities of the Vice President Commercial.
Stefan Benito will take up his new position on September 1, 2021.