3A Composites Core Materials has appointed Eric Gauthier, 50, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing Roman Thomassin, who will leave the company on 30 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.