Adrian Whitfield to Become CEO
Weener Plastics Appoints New CEO
Weener Plastics Group, Ede, Netherlands, 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 Whitfield has 30 years of experience in senior roles across numerous industrial sectors, including packaging, specialty chemicals and engineering. As stated in a press release, he has a highly successful track record of delivering profitable growth in internationally competitive markets.
Prior to joining Weener Plastics Group, Adrian Whitfield 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.
About Weener Plastics
Weener Plastics is a full service global supplier of sustainable plastic packaging solutions. The company designs, develops and manufactures added value caps, closures, bottles, jars and roll-on balls for the personal care, food & beverage, pharmaceutical and home care markets. Headquartered in Ede, The Netherlands, the company employs more than 4700 people and has 29 facilities in 19 countries worldwide.
Weener Plastics Group BV
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