Steve Holland, Chief Executive Officer, has a distinguished career of more than 30 years in chemical manufacturing and distribution. Steve began his career in chemicals, graduating as an industrial chemist in the field of water treatment and surface coatings. He quickly moved through the chemical industry in a number of general management roles for both manufacturing and chemical distribution. Steve joined Brenntag in 2006 following the acquisition of Albion Chemicals where he was a shareholder and group managing director. A year later he was asked to join the Brenntag Board as Chief Executive of Brenntag’s European business and subsequently was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the Group in 2009. In June 2011 he became Chief Executive Officer of Brenntag AG.