SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of performance additives, process solutions, pharmaceuticals and chemical intermediates, announced the appointment of David Bradley as the company’s new president and chief executive officer, effective 18 March 2019. David will assume the role held by interim CEO David Mezzanotte, director at SK Capital Partners.
“David has a proven track record in the chemical industry with decades of experience leading both public and private companies,” said Barry Siadat, a founder and managing director of SK Capital. “This is the perfect time for a new leader to take the helm of SI Group. David’s strong leadership, deep understanding of SI Group’s markets, and industry experience is exactly what is needed for the next chapter of the company’s growth.”
“I am honored and excited to lead SI Group, which has tremendous potential for higher growth and profitability,” Bradley said. “In partnership with SK Capital and the executive team, I look forward to leveraging the company’s unique product portfolio, global manufacturing base, and exceptional talent in executing our growth strategy.”
Bradley comes to SI Group having most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Nexeo Solutions, a publicly held, international distributor of chemicals, plastics and environmental services based in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. Previously, he spent seven years at Kraton Performance Polymers where he held the role of chief operating officer and led a significant global transformation of the business. Bradley holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Louisville and began his career at GE Plastics.