Kloeckner Pentaplast appoints Wayne M Hewett as CEO


He joins the firm from Arysta LifeScience

Klöckner Pentaplast, a global leader in rigid plastic film and packaging solutions, has appointed Wayne M. Hewett as Chief Executive.

Prior to joining Klöckner Pentaplast, Hewett was President and CEO of Arysta LifeScience, a global business owned by Permira that was sold in 2015 to Platform Specialty Products, a US listed company.

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Before Arysta, Hewett held various executive positions in the US and internationally at General Electric (GE), including Vice President, GE Supply Chain and Operations, and President and CEO of GE Advanced Materials. He was also a member of GE’s Corporate Executive Council.