Canadian Plastics

Wacker Polymers names Peter Summo as new president

September 30, 2016   Canadian Plastics

Germany-based material supplier Wacker Polymers, a division of Wacker Chemie AG, has a new president.

Peter Summo is taking over as president effective October 1, 2016. Summo will succeed Arno von der Eltz, who is retiring.

Peter Summo

Peter Summo

Summo, 48, previously headed Wacker’s engineering silicones business unit. He studied business administration in Augsburg, Germany, and subsequently worked for specialty chemical maker Akzo Nobel. He joined Wacker in 1995, and took over as head of the construction polymers business unit in 2011, before moving to the engineering silicones business unit two years later.


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