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David Castañeda is new CEO of Elix Polymers

The Spain-based manufacturer of ABS resins and derivatives has appointed Castañeda to replace Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March.


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April 10, 2019 by Canadian Plastics

David Castañeda

Elix Polymers, a Spain-based manufacturer of ABS resins and derivatives, has appointed David Castañeda as its new CEO.

Castañeda takes over for Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March.

In a statement, Elix said that Castañeda has more than 15 years of experience in the polymer and chemical industry, and he has held various senior management roles in operations, technology, and business development and innovation. He has worked for Elix for the past several years, the company said, and “has been part of the successful transformation of [Elix], leading the organization to the next level of operational excellence, and identifying business opportunities that have supported [our] growth and expansion.”

Doering had been with Elix since 2012, and “made a significant contribution to the development of Elix under the ownership of Sun European Partners LLP,” the statement said. “This year, on Jan. 9, he led the first steps towards integrating Elix into the chemical group Sinochem International (Overseas) Pte. Ltd.”

Elix is headquartered in Tarragona, Spain; it’s North American subsidiary, Elix Polymers Americas, is located in Weston, Fla.