Business Wire

Chemicals Executive Daniele Ferrari to Join SK Capital Partners

Share

SK Capital Partners, LP, a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, today announced it will be expanding its team with the addition of Daniele Ferrari as Senior Director.

Mr. Ferrari brings over 35 years of direct operating and executive experience in the chemicals industry, most recently serving as the CEO of Versalis S.p.A., one of Europe’s largest chemicals companies, and as Chairman of Matrìca S.p.A., a joint-venture with Novamont, a leader in the bio-plastics industry at the forefront of the renewable chemistry sector. At Versalis S.p.A., Mr. 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. Mr. Ferrari started his career at Agip Petroli, a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A., 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.

Mr. 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. He was the immediate past President of the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC), which is the largest trade association for the chemical industry in Europe. He previously served as President of PlasticsEurope Bruxelles, the association of European plastics manufacturers, and as a board member of Alliance to End Plastics Waste.

Mr. Ferrari has an Industrial Chemical background and was awarded an Honorary Master’s degree in Chemical Sciences from the University of Ferrara. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and Venator Materials PLC (NYSE: VNTR), where he chairs the Audit Committee. Mr. Ferrari also serves on the board of the Oxford University Business Economics Program.

Barry Siadat, Co-Founder and Managing Director at SK Capital, commented, "Daniele brings an unparalleled level of operating and executive leadership experience to the firm. He has successfully led multiple companies within the chemical industry for decades and shares a strong passion for sustainability." Siadat added, "Daniele’s deep knowledge of and experience in our sectors of focus make him an ideal match for his new position at SK Capital."

"SK Capital is well-known in the industry for leveraging its operating and investing expertise to drive business transformation and improvement," said Mr. Ferrari. "I am delighted to join the SK Capital team and look forward to supporting the firm's ongoing growth and success."

Jamshid Keynejad, Co-Founder and Managing Director at SK Capital, commented, “Daniele is a proven leader in our industry who brings a unique skillset and decades of operating experience to SK Capital. We are excited to add him to our team and we look forward to working together to enhance the value of our portfolio and support the growth of our firm.”

ABOUT SK CAPITAL

SK Capital is a private investment firm with a disciplined focus on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors. The firm seeks to build strong and growing businesses that create substantial long-term value. SK Capital utilizes its industry, operating and investment experience to identify opportunities to transform businesses into higher performing organizations with improved strategic positioning, growth and profitability as well as lower operating risk. SK Capital’s portfolio of businesses generates revenues of approximately $11 billion annually, employs more than 15,000 people globally and operates 137 plants in 28 countries. The firm currently has approximately $4.86 billion of assets under management. For more information, please visit www.skcapitalpartners.com.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Philip Nunes
BackBay Communications
+1 617-391-0792
Phil.nunes@backbaycommunications.com

Stephen Fishleigh
BackBay Communications
+44 203-475-7552
Stephen.fishleigh@backbaycommunications.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Verimatrix Protects Recode Health’s STRIVE Benefits Mobile App16.6.2021 17:45:00 CEST | Press release

Regulatory News: Verimatrix, (Paris:VMX) (Euronext Paris: VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced its application shielding solutions were selected by Oakland, California-based Recode Health to protect its STRIVE Benefits mobile app. Serving as the SaaS benefits communication platform of choice for thousands of businesses throughout the United States, STRIVE’s mobile app aims to modernize employer-employee relations by seamlessly educating employees so that they stay ahead of the curve and have fingertip access to their benefits guides, balances, financial information and other customizable data. Due to the sensitive nature of the information within the app, such as telemedicine and Rx integrations to save on healthcare costs, the STRIVE management team prioritizes its cybersecurity stance and looked to ensure that its mobile app is as secure as possible. “The protection of employer and employee data is paramount at STRIVE,

Biolog-id Partners With AirMed to Help Enhance Visibility, Availability, and Traceability of Life-saving Blood Components16.6.2021 17:18:00 CEST | Press release

Biolog-id LLC, a developer and service provider of connected healthcare solutions, announced today its partnership with AirMed – one of the first air medical transport programs in the US. As part of this partnership, biolog-id’s cutting-edge technology will provide digital visibility to the inventory of red blood cells and liquid plasma across 5 locations in the state of Utah, covering one of the largest geographical areas in the nation, routinely transporting patients not only from Utah, but also from Colorado, Wyoming, Nevada, Montana, and Idaho. Biolog-id’s blood components management platform will support the inventory replenishment of the different bases, as well as the traceability and documentation of the units selected by the teams at the AirMed bases. “We are pleased to cooperate with the biolog-id team on the deployment of this technology across our operation,” said Cory Cox, AirMed Outreach Coordinator & Flight Paramedic at AirMed. “We are committed to delivering the highest

Moody’s ESG Solutions Launches Bespoke Dataset to Help Market Participants Meet SFDR Requirements16.6.2021 17:10:00 CEST | Press release

Moody’s ESG Solutions today launched a bespoke ESG data solution to help market participants meet the European Union (EU) Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requirements. Harnessing Moody’s ESG Solutions’ analytical rigor and advanced data capture processes, the product was built from the ground up, making it one of only a few purpose-built SFDR data solutions in the market. In effect since March 2021, SFDR introduces disclosure requirements on a set of Principle Adverse Impact (PAI) indicators, which outline the environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors that lead to adverse sustainability impacts. PAI disclosures will become mandatory for all financial market participants, including advisers, from 2022 as part of the EU’s strategy to combat greenwashing and incentivize funding of green projects. “We are committed to advancing sustainability objectives and providing essential data that market participants can rely on,” said Sabine Lochmann, Global Head of Moody’s

Piper Sandler Advises EverArc on its Acquisition of Perimeter Solutions16.6.2021 16:18:00 CEST | Press release

Piper Sandler & Co. chemicals & materials investment banking group (The Valence Group) has advised EverArc Holdings on its announced acquisition of 100% of Perimeter Solutions from SK Capital. EverArc Holdings Limited (LSE: EVRA / EVWA) has entered into a definitive agreement with SK Invictus Holdings S.à.r.l. an affiliate of funds advised by SK Capital Partners, to acquire 100% of SK Invictus Intermediate S.à.r.l., the ultimate parent company of Perimeter Solutions, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives, for total consideration of approximately $2 billion, consisting of cash and preferred shares, subject to customary closing conditions. The transaction is expected to close in Q4 2021. EverArc Holdings Limited (LSE: EVRA / EVWA) is a publicly-listed acquisition company that was formed in November 2019 to undertake an acquisition of a target company or business. Perimeter is a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting

UVD Robots Selected by Global Facility Management Company ISS to Provide Autonomous Disinfection Robots16.6.2021 15:02:00 CEST | Press release

Today, Blue Ocean Robotics the manufacturer of UVD Robots for autonomous UV-C disinfection announced that it was selected by ISS World Services, a world leading global workplace experience and facility management company, to provide autonomous robots for disinfection as part of ISS’ global offering. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210616005504/en/ UVD Robots are helping to ensure outstanding cleaning and disinfection excellence. Unlike many stationary disinfection systems, the UVD Robot is a mobile, fully autonomous robot integrating UV-C light to disinfect against all known bacteria and viruses including Covid-19 not only on surfaces, but the air as well, providing a fully comprehensive infection control and prevention solution. UVD Robots enable facilities to reduce disease transmission by eliminating 99.99 percent of bacteria and viruses in any room. The robots have been rolled out to more than 70 countries

Auth0 Releases State of Secure Identity Report, Highlighting the Most Pervasive Threats to Digital Identities16.6.2021 15:01:00 CEST | Press release

Auth0, the modern identity platform, today announced the launch of its inaugural security report: The State of Secure Identity. This detailed report highlights key areas of concern for security professionals responsible for managing digital identities, including the exponential rise of credential stuffing attacks (automated attempts to compromise a large number of user accounts with stolen credentials), fraudulent registrations, and the widespread use of breached credentials. Recent headlines and high-profile cyber attacks give today’s security professionals a wide swath of serious threats to worry about. The primary goal of cybercriminal activity is to access critical resources, systems, and personal data, yet systems that can be put into place to minimize the risk of attack — like identity management — often get deprioritized. Lack of budget, resourcing, or attention on managing digital identities give threat actors a prime opportunity to take advantage of these discrepancies and sur

Ray Fernandez-Andes Named CFO at Next Level Aviation16.6.2021 15:00:00 CEST | Press release

Seasoned finance executive Ray Fernandez-Andes has been named Chief Financial Officer at Next Level Aviation, a leader in the global distribution of used serviceable material (USM) for commercial aircraft and jet engines. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210616005177/en/ Ray Fernandez-Andes has been named Chief Financial Officer of Next Level Aviation. He will help create financial strategies to support the company’s planned growth in the coming years, both organically and through acquisition. (Photo: Business Wire) Fernandez-Andes brings a high level of finance expertise in the airline and commercial aviation aftermarket to NLA. He has extensive experience in improving financial results, providing strategic advice for growth and capital deployment, as well as managing banking and investor relationships. Fernandez-Andes is a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of Florida, and a former auditor at Arth

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom