SK Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, has appointed Daniele Ferrari as Senior Director

Ferrari brings over 35 years of direct operating and executive experience in the chemicals industry, most recently serving as the CEO of Versalis, one of Europe’s largest chemicals companies, and as Chairman of Matrìca, a joint-venture with Novamont, a leader in the bio-plastics industry at the forefront of the renewable chemistry sector.

At Versalis, Ferrari led the company’s efforts to reposition downstream and grow the company’s portfolio of higher margin, specialty and renewable chemical products, including creating the company’s BioTech global business unit. Ferrari started his career at Agip Petroli, a subsidiary of Eni, and Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), before joining Huntsman in 1997, where he held numerous roles and international assignments spanning his 14 year tenure, during which he ultimately became the global President of Huntsman’s Performance Products division.

Ferrari also brings significant leadership in the area of sustainability, promoting processes that support a more circular economy and the development and usage of renewable chemical solutions.

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Source: Private Equity Wire