Sika’s Group Management is made up of nine experienced managers, whose diverse careers led them to Sika companies across the globe.

Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Hasler

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Hasler

Chief Executive Officer

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2019: IMD Lausanne,  Switzerland and London Business School, UK,, Executive Training 
  • 2004 - 2007: University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Executive MBA 
  • 1997 - 1998:  KS Kaderschulen, Zurich, Switzerland, Economic Engineer STV 
  • 1984 - 1987:  Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland, Dipl. Ing. Chem. HTL 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2021 - now: Chief Executive Officer
  • 2018 - 2021: Head Global Business and Industry and Member of Group Management
  • 2017 - 2018: Head Industry and Automotive and Member of Group Management
  • 2014 - 2017: Chief Technology Officer and Member of Group Management 
  • 2011 - 2013: Head Global Automotive 
  • 2008 - 2010: Senior Vice President of Industry and Automotive, Sika USA 
  • 2005 - 2008: Senior Vice President Automotive North America, Sika USA 
  • 2004 - 2005:  Automotive Manager Europe
  • 2000 - 2003:  Automotive Manager Switzerland
  • 1995 - 2000:  Business Development Manager
  • 1992 - 1995:  R&D Head Automotive OEM Adhesives
  • 1989 - 1992:  Research Chemist Industry Adhesives
Regional Manager Asia/Pacific

Mike Campion

Region Asia/Pacific

Regional Manager Asia/Pacific

Mike Campion

Region Asia/Pacific

EDUCATION
  • 2009 - 2019: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland and London Business School, UK, Executive Training
  • 2001: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, USA, Management Coaching Certificate    
  • 1983 - 1988: Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA, BSc Chemistry

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2018 - now: Regional Manager Asia/Pacific, Member of Group Management
  • 2016 - 2017: Head Target Market Concrete Asia/Pacific, Member of Group Management
  • 2015 - 2017: General Manager Sika China, Area Manager Greater China
  • 2013 - 2015: Senior Vice President Target Markets Concrete & Waterproofing, Sika USA
  • 2011 - 2015: General Manager Sika Greenstreak, USA
  • 1998 - 2011: Management Positions in Target Market Concrete and in Business Unit Construction, Sika USA
  • 1991 - 1998: Management Positions, Stonhard Inc., USA
Regional Manager Americas

Christoph Ganz

Regional Manager Americas

Regional Manager Americas

Christoph Ganz

Regional Manager Americas

EDUCATION
  • 2007 - 2019: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland and London Business School, UK, Executive Training
  • 1996: University of St. Gallen, lic. oec. HSG
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2018 - now: Regional Manager Americas and Member of Group Management
  • 2013 - 2018: Regional Manager North America, General Manager Sika USA, and Member of Group Management
  • 2009 - 2012: General Manager Sika France / Area Manager France, North Africa, and Mauritius and Member of Group Management
  • 2007 - 2012: Head of Corporate Business Unit Distribution and Member of Group Management
  • 2003 - 2006: Head of Business Unit Distribution
  • 1999 - 2003: Corporate Market Field Manager Distribution
  • 1996 - 1999: Project Manager Distribution, Sika Switzerland
Chief Technology Officer

Frank Höfflin

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Frank Höfflin

Chief Technology Officer

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2016: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland and London Business School, UK, Executive Trainings
  • 1985 - 1995: University of Freiburg/Germany, Chemistry, Polymer Department, Ph.D.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2017 - now: Chief Technology Officer and Member of Group Management
  • 2014 - 2017: Corporate Technology Head Thermoplastic Systems
  • 2011 - 2014: Corporate Technology Head Roofing and Waterproofing
  • 2004 - 2011: Vice President R&D / PTD Acoustics and Reinforcement, Sika USA
  • 2003 - 2004: Director Research & Development, Sika USA
  • 2001: Global Technology Manager, Exatec, USA
  • 1996 - 2001: Management Positions, Weatherables, GE Plastics, USA
Head Construction

Philippe Jost

Head Construction

Head Construction

Philippe Jost

Head Construction

EDUCATION
  • 2007 - 2019: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland, London Business School, UK and Harvard Extension School, USA, Executive Training
  • 2000 - 2002: MBA, London Business School, UK
  • 1991 - 1996: Civil Engineering Dilpoma, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2019 - now: Head Construction and Member of Group Management    
  • 2015 - 2019: Head of Corporate Human Resources
  • 2010 - 2014: Corporate Target Market Manager Concrete
  • 2006 - 2010: Manager Global Business Development Corporate Construction and Vice President New Market Development
  • 1998 - 2006: Product Engineer, Director of Marketing, Sika USA
  • 1997 - 1998: Testing Engineer, Sika Schweiz AG
 
FURTHER COMMITMENTS
  • 2021 - now: Chair of the Board of Directors (Member of the Board since 2015), Peikko Group, Finland
Head Human Resources & Compliance

Raffaella Marzi

Head of Human Resources & Compliance

Head Human Resources & Compliance

Raffaella Marzi

Head of Human Resources & Compliance

EDUCATION

  • 2019: London Business School, UK, Executive Training
  • 2001: Participant in the Academy of American and International Law, The Center for Comparative Law, Dallas, USA
  • 1999: Admitted to the Bar, Italy
  • 1997 - 1999: Postgraduate Course for the Bar Admission, Italy
  • 1989 - 1995: J.D., Law, Catholic University, Milan, Italy  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2020 - now: Member of Group Management
  • 2019 - now: Head Human Resources & Compliance
  • 2016 - 2019: Group Compliance Officer
  • 2014 - 2016: Group Compliance Officer and Legal Counsel, Sika Italia S.p.A.
  • 2013 - 2014: Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Italy
  • 2011 - 2013: Counsel, Baker & McKenzie, Italy
  • 2009 - 2009: Secondment, Baker & McKenzie, Germany
  • 2001 - 2009: Senior Associate, Baker & McKenzie, Italy
  • 2000 - 2001: Secondments as In-house Legal Counsel, Recordati S.p.A.
  • 1997 - 2000: Associate,  Baker & McKenzie, Italy
  • 1996 - 1997: Legal Consultant, Beiersdorf S.P.A., Italy
Regional Manager EMEA

Ivo Schädler

Regional Manager EMEA

Regional Manager EMEA

Ivo Schädler

Regional Manager EMEA

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2015: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland and London Business School, UK, Executive Training
  • 2010: International Business School (ZfU), Zurich, Switzerland; Executive MBA
  • 2002: AKAD Zurich, Switzerland; Economic Engineer STV/FH
  • 1992: ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Master of Sciences (MSc), Materials Engineering

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2017 - now: Regional Manager EMEA and Member of Group Management
  • 2015 - 2017: Area Manager Europe South / Head Target Market Refurbishment EMEA
  • 2012 - 2015: General Manager Sika UK and Sika Ireland
  • 1997 - 2012: Head Business Unit Contractors and Industry, Head Marketing Construction, Product Engineer Industrial Flooring, Deputy Manager Diagnostic Center, Sika Switzerland
  • 1996 - 1997: Head Department Materials Testing and R&D, Wolfseher and Partner AG, Switzerland
  • 1993 - 1995: Manager Department Materials Testing, EMS Chemie AG, Switzerland
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Adrian Widmer

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Adrian Widmer

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

EDUCATION
  • 2013 - 2015: IMD Lausanne, Switzerland and London Business School, UK, Executive Training
  • 2004: Advanced Management Program, INSEAD
  • 1994: lic. oec. publ. Economics, University of Zurich

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2014 - now: CFO and Member of Group Management
  • 2007 - 2014: Head Group Controlling and M&A
  • 2005 - 2007: General Manager Construction Systems Germany/Austria/ Switzerland, BASF (Degussa) Construction Chemicals, Switzerland
  • 2000 - 2005: CFO, Degussa Construction Chemicals Switzerland; Finance Director Business Line Flooring Europe; Manager Corporate Finance, Degussa Construction Chemicals, Switzerland
  • 1997 - 2000: Manager M&A, Textron Industrial Products, United Kingdom/Switzerland
  • 1995 - 1997: Market Development Manager, Textron Inc., USA/United Kingdom
  • 1994 - 1995: Business Analyst, Nordostschweizer Kraftwerke (NOK), Switzerland
FURTHER COMMITMENTS
  • 2019 - now: Member of Board of Directors, Swiss Steel Holding AG, Switzerland (Chair of Audit Committee)
  • 2020 - now: Member of Board of Directors, Sonova Holding AG, Switzerland