03 May 2012 00:23 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Thilo Mannhardt is set to become chief executive of Brazil-based Ultrapar in 2013, the specialty chemicals producer and fuel retailer said on Wednesday.
Mannhardt would take the post on 1 January 2013, succeeding current CEO Pedro Wongtschowski, the company said.
Recently a senior partner of McKinsey, a global management consulting firm, Mannhardt has been a member of Ultrapar’s board of directors since April 2011.
Wongtschowski is expected to replace Mannhardt on the board of directors, Ultrapar said.
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