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Surteco designates Antonio Cardona as their new head of business unit

 Thursday, March 14, 2024

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Antonio Cardona has recently started the role of Head of Business Unit Edgebands at Surteco. He took over the role from Fredy Hiltmann. Hiltmann had announced his retirement from SURTECO in September 2023 and officially stepped down in December of the same year. Currently, Cardona holds positions within the SURTECO Group as a member of the Executive Committee of the Proadec Group, and as a Member of the Management Board for both Proadec Brazil and Chapacinta Mexico. Cardona’s global experience is extensive, encompassing leadership in the execution of significant international projects, as well as management of operations and sales across Europe, Asia, and North America.

“Antonio has been with Proadec, a company of SURTECO Group, since 2005. He has impressed the Board with the impact he has made over the last 19 years to our business, our customer relationship and to the people. He brings a clear customer and business focus. Antonio is a dynamic, values-driven business leader who has a strong industrial background and an excellent track record of delivery in the Edgeband industry. We are very happy to welcome Antonio as our Head of Business Unit Edgeband in our Senior Executive team.” – says Wolfgand Moyses, SURTECO Group CEO.

“On behalf of the Board, we thank Fredy for his leadership and valuable contribution in a challenging time and wish him personally and professionally all the best.”

“My time with SURTECO was very enriching and I look back with an enormous satisfaction. I am pleased that Antonio will now lead the Business Unit into its next phase. I wish Antonio and everyone at SURTECO all the best and a very bright future”.- Fredy Hiltmann, ex Head of Business Units Edgeband.

“It’s an honour to lead the Business Unit Edgeband. This Business Unit has great people that love our customers and products. I’m convinced about the substantial value we can create together as a team. Now, more than ever, our focus must remain on operating safely and efficiently, executing with excellence, and always focusing on customers and people. This is how we will be a selected partner of choice for our stakeholders.” Antonio Cardona is based in Portugal and is responsible to report directly to Wolfgang Moyses, SURTECO Group CEO.

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