Daniele Ferrari is Chief Executive Officer of Versalis and Chairman of Matrìca, a joint venture with Novamont focusing on renewable chemistry, positions he has held since 2011.
A thirty-year career in the chemical industry has seen Daniele take on managerial assignments in Italy, the UK, Belgium and the US, working for AGIP (Eni Group), Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and Huntsman Corporation.
In 2012, under his leadership, Versalis began a strategic repositioning of its asset base, portfolio and geography, by refocusing on higher value-added products and an increasing exposure to global markets through technology licensing and partnership.
Daniele is President of PlasticsEurope, a leading pan-European association representing plastics manufacturers, and a board member of The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC). He also serves as a non-executive director of Venator Materials and Huntsman Corporation.