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Archroma joins One Young World

Archroma is joining the One Young World global movement and sending its first ever delegates to the Annual Summit.

22nd October 2019

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Reinach

Sustainable, Clothing/​Footwear

Archroma is sending its first ever delegates to the annual One Young World Summit. © Archroma

Archroma, a leader in colour and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, is joining the One Young World global movement and sending its first ever delegates to the Annual Summit, which will take place in London, from 22-25 October 2019.

Jane Zhu. © Archroma  The annual One Young World Summit convenes over 2,000 bright young leaders from more than 190 countries, working to accelerate social impact. At the Summit, delegates are counselled by influential political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, amongst many other global figures.

The company selected its first delegation of talents with the objective to provide them with the opportunity to connect with like-minded young leaders, who share the same commitment to creating a better world, with more responsible, more effective leadership.

“Archroma is proud and excited to be represented for the first time at the One Young World Summit 2019 by some of our most promising young talents,” commented Archroma’s CEO Alexander Wessels. “In line with our goal to make our industry sustainable, it is critical that we develop our own talents into leaders who are aware of the climate change challenges for our planet and are committed to do something about it.”

The three Archroma delegates to the One Young World Summit 2019 are:

Raul Padilla. © Archroma   Jane Zhu, a logistic specialist with more than four years of experience in customs clearance and transportation of goods. In her current position, she is responsible for supporting logistics and supply chain management. She loves life very much and enjoys learning new things in her leisure time. Jane is an avid reader and is very much interested in psychology.

Raul Padilla, currently a sales manager for textile process chemicals and new markets, at Archroma in the US. In his current role, he manages the commercial aspects of important accounts and is constantly working on business development. He lived in Taiwan for seven years where he received his BSc in Engineering and MSc in Biomaterials. Being a Spanish, English and Mandarin speaker has made Raul interested in learning about new cultures, be passionate about travelling and having culinary experiences.

Till Felippi. © Archroma   Till Felippi, a young digital business specialist with more than 10 years of experience and diverse know-how in communications, online marketing and web development.

At Archroma he is responsible for the digital and online communications, which includes the company’s intranet and website, as well as its social media and digital advertising.

Before that, Till was an entrepreneur and CEO of his own e-commerce company based in Switzerland. In his private life he is passionate about tech in general, electric cars, artificial intelligence and sustainability.

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