In 2015, Xavier Rafols was appointed Group Director Leather Finish, which includes the Pielcolor Business. Xavier joined Pielcolor S.L.U. in Spain in 1996 as Production and SHE Manager. After the acquisition of Pielcolor S.L.U. by Stahl in 2004, Xavier became the Operations Manager at Pielcolor. In 2007 he was promoted to Local Manager of Stahl Iberica and in 2011 to General Manager of Pielcolor. Xavier holds a degree in Biological Science, a Master in Engineering and SHE Management and Master in Business and Administration (MBA).