Leandro Soncini is the new President and COO of Cosmotec, distributor and supplier of complete solutions for the cosmetic market.
Soncini joined Cosmotec in 2015 as Director of Strategic Planning and also headed the Business Directorate. Within these functions, he established new partnerships, started the Fragrances Division and led the expansion of Cosmotec to Colombia along with Sumitomo Corporation.
A chemical engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the chemical industry, Leandro Soncini worked in large companies, including Dow, Petrobrás, BASF and Oxiteno. Throughout his career, he has led teams in R & D, project management, new business development, marketing and strategic planning. He holds an MBA in Strategic Marketing and joined advanced executive education programs at renowned institutions such as IMD (Switzerland) and IESE (Spain / São Paulo).
“I am honored to take on this new role and help lead the Cosmotec team to achieve goals for the future. We have a passionate and talented group determined to achieve excellence as a solution provider. ”
Leandro Soncini will succeed Shohei Shibukawa, who has served as Cosmotec’s CEO since 2013. Shibukawa will assume the position of General Manager in the Cosmetics & Personal Care Division of Summit Pharmaceutical International (Japan), an affiliated company within the Cosmotec’s global network under the parent company Sumitomo Corporation.
Luciano Fagliari will remain as CEO & Chairman of Cosmotec and will continue leading the company.