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Covestro Appoints New Chief Commercial Officer

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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Coatings and adhesives company Covestro (Pittsburgh) recently announced that it has appointed Sucheta Govil as Chief Commercial Officer.

The company’s supervisory board unanimously appointed Govil at its meeting last Tuesday. She will take over for Markus Steilemann—who has continued his CCO duties on top of his new role as CEO—on Aug. 1.


Coatings and adhesives company Covestro (Pittsburgh) recently announced that it has appointed Sucheta Govil as Chief Commercial Officer.

Govil will be responsible for the three business segments: Polyurethanes, Polycarbonates as well as Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties. Additionally, she will assume board responsibility for the new Central Marketing, the Innovation Management & Commercial Services and the Supply Chain Centers in the three major regions.

“With Sucheta Govil we have been able to secure a successful and highly regarded sales and marketing executive for our company,” said Chairman of the Supervisory Board Richard Pott.

“With her certified experience she is an ideal addition to our management team and will thus shape the future of Covestro.”

About Govil

Govil has been working as a non-executive Director at Eurocell plc in London, a supplier of building products, since October 2018. Before that, she held leading marketing roles at material sciences company DSM in the Netherlands, and at AkzoNobel Decorative Paints in the United Kingdom.

She holds a Postgraduate Diploma for business management from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the St. Stephen´s Institute of the University of Delhi.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to further develop the business with fresh ideas and to move it forward globally, along with the whole Covestro team and my new colleagues on the Managing Board,” said Govil.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Business matters; Covestro; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Good Technical Practice; Latin America; North America; Personnel; Personnel changes; Z-Continents

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