02 June 2020

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Dr Boris Gorella resigns as CEO of Beckers Group

Christophe Sabas, President Coil Coatings, Europe, Africa and Americas is appointed interim CEO.

Dr Boris Gorella has been the CEO of Beckers Group since 2011. During these years Beckers Group has expanded its operations in both Europe, Asia and the Americas to become the market leader in coil coating. Under Dr Boris Gorella’s leadership the business has grown considerably and reached several milestones on its journey to become the world’s most sustainable coatings company. With effect from June 1, 2020, Dr Boris Gorella will leave Beckers Group in mutual agreement with the Board.

”Dr Gorella has made a significant contribution to the business over the past decade and we would like to thank him for his strong commitment and many important achievements. We wish him all the best for his future endeavours”, says Paul Schrotti, Chairman of Beckers Group.

”My journey with Beckers has been gratifying in many ways and I am proud of what the Group has achieved over the last 10 years. Beckers has developed into a world-class coating manufacturer with a global leading position in coil coating. I want to take the opportunity to thank my team and all Beckers employees around the world for their strong commitment to serve our customers. I am convinced that Beckers Group is in an excellent position to navigate these challenging times and come out strong”, says Dr Boris Gorella.

Mr Christophe Sabas has been with Beckers Group for 22 years. He has held several leadership positions and is a part of the Group Management Team. Mr Sabas will take over as interim CEO with immediate effect.