Eric Gauthier appointed new CEO of 3A Composites Core Materials

News | 31.10.2018

3A Composites Core Materials has appointed Eric Gauthier, 50, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing Roman Thomassin, who will leave the company on 30th November 2018. Eric will start with his new assignment effective from 1st December 2018. He will report to Schweiter Technologies (SIX Swiss Exchange: SWTQ) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Heinz O. Baumgartner. Roman Thomassin was leading the business during seven years and we would like to thank him for his dedication and contributions.

Eric Gauthier has been President Global Key Accounts of the 3A Composites Core Materials Division and Head of EMEA sales since 2011. Previously, he served as Global Strategy Director of Core Materials for seven years. He holds a Master of Finance from HEC Paris and an Economist degree from Higher School of management (HES-SO, Switzerland). Built on a finance background, he has more than twenty years of experience in corporate and local management functions for global corporations. Prior to joining the composite business, he assumed key positions at Rio Tinto Alcan and Nestlé.

About 3A Composites Core Materials

3A Composites Core Materials is a global organizational unit within the 3A Composites Group, a part of Schweiter Technologies (SIX Swiss Exchange: SWTQ), with operations in Europe, the Americas, China and Papua New Guinea.

Stronger, lighter, greener future

3A Composites Core Materials is a global leader with the broadest portfolio of high-performing and sustainable core materials with main focus on PET foam and balsa wood. We are the pioneers in sandwich technology with more than 75 years of experience.

Since the very beginning our focus has been developing strong and solid, yet lightweight core materials, which allow manufacturing more durable, sustainable and energy-efficient end products for our customers. Our products have also the purpose: to create a stronger, lighter and greener future.

We have innovation deeply planted in our core

Each of our products is a result of profound expertise and advanced thinking of our engineers, working in partnership with our customers and leading experts and research institutes. We shape the industry trends and keep our offer at the cutting edge of technology.

We want to make the industry greener

Our commitment to sustainability is deeply ingrained in all aspects of our business, from developing sustainable products to protecting the natural environment and cultural heritage of the communities we work in.

For further information please contact

3A Composites Core Materials
Yolanda Ramiro, Marketing & Communications Manager

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Industrie Nord 26
Sins, Switzerland
Phone +41 41 789 67 45