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Diversey Announces Sinéad Kwant as President of Europe

September 22, 2020


Diversey, a global leader in the hygiene, cleaning & infection prevention industry, appointed Sinéad Kwant as President Europe, effective as of September. A well respected C-level business executive with a fast-tracked career building from sales to international marketing to successful global business group management, Sinéad spent the last 13 years at Philips where she ran, amongst others, the global oral healthcare business, Philips Sonicare and Philips Zoom.

Sinéad takes over from Gaetano Redaelli who recently transitioned into the role of Chief Strategic Development Officer. 

Sinéad brings a wealth of experience including leading step change in business performance, driving employee engagement and operational excellence to better serve customers. This is complemented by a strong customer focus, a passion for innovation & digitalisation and brand equity building.

Sinéad Kwant: “I’m thrilled to lead Diversey’s Europe business. Especially in these unprecedented times of COVID19, cleaning, hygiene & infection prevention are essential to life. I’m proud to be able to contribute to Diversey's purpose to protect and care for people every day.” 

“I am excited to have Sinéad on board to lead the Diversey’s Europe business” said CEO Phil Wieland. “We are going through exciting times in the cleaning, hygiene & infection prevention business with many opportunities to service our customers with better products and solutions that will help them win in the marketplace. Sinéad brings the right experience to help our teams to be successful in delighting our customers.”

About Diversey

Diversey has been, and always will be, a pioneer and facilitator for life. We constantly deliver revolutionary cleaning, hygiene & infection prevention technologies that provide total confidence to our customers across all of our global sectors.

Diversey is headquartered in Fort Mill, SC, USA. For more information, visit or follow us on social media.
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Catherine (Katy) Abernathy

Vice President, Corporate Communications