Weener Plastics Group, a Netherlands based SJE Group investment, has appointed Adrian Whitfield as its Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Anthonie Zoomers on January 27, 2020, who has served as interim CEO for the past six months.
Adrian has 30 years of experience in senior roles across numerous industrial sectors, including packaging, specialty chemicals and engineering. He has a highly successful track record of delivering profitable growth in internationally competitive markets. Prior to joining Weener Plastics, Adrian was CEO of Wilmcote Holdings which has a strong focus on specialty chemicals assets. From 2006 to 2015, he was CEO of Synthomer. During his tenure he transformed the company into a world leading speciality chemicals company, approximately doubling the turnover and quadrupling the profitability of the Group. Before that, he was the founding CEO of DS Smith's Plastics Division, a fast-growing international plastic packaging producer.
The SJE Group congratulates Adrian Whitfield, Niall Wall (Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Weener Plastics) and the rest of the Executive for this appointment. We also thank Anthonie Zoomers for his strong commitment and the contribution as interim CEO.
About Weener Plastics
Weener Plastics Group B.V. designs, develops, and manufactures plastic packaging solutions. The company offers bottles, tubes, jars, roll-on balls, and caps for cosmetics, food and beverages, pharmacy, and home care industries. Headquartered in The Netherlands, the company employs more than 4,600 people and has 28 facilities in 18 countries worldwide.