Stahl's Leadership Team

Stahl's Leadership Team

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Leadership Team

An active proponent of responsible chemistry, Stahl is a lean, customer-driven company with a head office and Leadership Team in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, and global business units covering leather processing and performance coatings. Each strategic global business is managed centrally and each one has dedicated commercial and technical service staff around the world. 

Our Leadership Team comprises eight members, representing Finance, Operations, Human Resources, Business Units, Corporate Affairs, and R&D, and includes the Group CEO. All members of our Leadership Team are responsible for driving ESG within their remits. The Leadership team meets monthly to discuss the company’s strategy and performance across a broad range of measures.

Meet the team:

Maarten Heijbroek

Maarten Heijbroek

Chief Executive Officer &
Board Member



Frank Sonnemans

Frank Sonnemans

Chief Financial Officer &
Board Member

John Schelhaas

John Schelhaas

Chief Operating Officer

Uwe Siebgens

Uwe Siebgens

Group Director Performance
Coatings & Polymers

Xavier Rafols

Xavier Rafols

Group Director Leather

John Fletcher

John Fletcher

Chief Innovation Officer

Ralph Blach

Ralph Blach

Group Director R&D and
Technical Application

Michele Taraschi

Michele Taraschi

Group Director Human Resources