- The executive will promote the new Positive Motion strategy in Chemicals, optimizing synergies with the Company
"I am certain that José María Solana will strengthen Cepsa Química's global leadership as part of our Positive Motion strategy. In this new chapter, José María has my full support and that of our shareholders to continue pushing for autonomy and good results in the chemical business, within the framework of the energy transition," said Maarten Wetselaar, Cepsa's CEO.
José María Solana has more than 25 years of experience in the chemical industry. Until now, he was Global Commercial Director of Cepsa Química, having carried out other functions in the Sales and Business areas. For 6 years he was the Deputy CEO & CMO at Sinarmas, Cepsa Química's subsidiary in Singapore.
"I am very excited and eager to make Cepsa Química our clients' best partner to enhance their decarbonization thanks to the development of new sustainable solutions based on innovation and our extraordinary team," Solana stated.
Jose María Solana's promotion to lead the Chemicals business, replacing Paloma Alonso, demonstrates Cepsa's commitment to internal talent and the development of its teams. Maarten Wetselaar thanked Paloma Alonso for her outstanding management of Cepsa Química, which led to excellent commercial and financial results in recent years.