The new appointment aims to strengthen RadiciGroup's presence in the European chemical market and help pursue the Group’s goals of innovation, growth and sustainability
RadiciGroup announces the appointment of Stefano Pigozzi to the Board of Directors of Radici Partecipazioni SpA, the parent company overseeing all the Group's business activities in the chemicals, engineering polymers and advanced textile solutions sectors.
A professional with proven experience in the chemical industry, Mr. Pigozzi will complement the Board with his strategic vision acquired in international organizations.
Stefano Pigozzi graduated from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland with a degree in Business Administration and started his work experience in the finance division of BASF in the late 1980s. Since then, chemistry has remained at the centre of his career: over the years, he has held marketing and sales positions of increasing responsibility in various business sectors (plastics and inorganics), moving up to more strategic and managerial roles within BASF, including president of the Monomers Division and, most recently, head of the Group Global Purchasing Division at the Ludwigshafen headquarters.
During his more than 30-year career at BASF, Mr. Pigozzi has consistently demonstrated his leadership capability, his financial analysis skills and his dedication to corporate business success. He has also contributed significantly to the positioning of BASF as a global leader in the chemical industry.
Mr. Pigozzi’s appointment to the Board of Directors of Radici Partecipazioni is aimed at strengthening RadiciGroup's presence in the market and helping to guide the company towards new goals.
“Stefano Pigozzi’s international experience and deep understanding of the chemical industry will be invaluable to our team,” commented Angelo Radici, president of RadiciGroup. “Our Group is ready to face new challenges, led by a strengthened and highly motivated Board of Directors. We firmly believe that Mr. Pigozzi’s presence will bring about significant added value in the pursuit of our aim to consolidate our presence in the European chemical market and in working towards our other ambitious goals of growth, innovation and sustainability.”
Stefano Pigozzi stated: “I am honoured to join RadiciGroup and excited to start working on its team at a time of both opportunity and challenge in the chemical industry. I am eager to put my many years of work experience to good use in the Group. Driven by my passion for chemistry and the will to always do better, I am ready for a fruitful collaboration with the members of the Board of Directors and the entire RadiciGroup team.”