Ivo Schädler will join Sika's Group Management and will assume responsibility for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. He succeeds Paul Schuler, who was appointed Chief Executive Officer in May. Both commenced their new roles on 1 July 2017.
In 2015 Ivo Schädler was appointed Area Manager Europe South and Head EMEA Target Market Refurbishment. His area of responsibility included sales activities in the major EU countries; UK, France, Italy and Spain, as well as in the repair and maintenance sector in the EMEA region, managing a turnover of around CHF 1 billion.
Ivo Schädler is a qualified materials science engineer (ETH Zurich) and also holds an MBA. He is a Swiss national and is married with two children.