CEO Rosti Group
Brendan Colgan has been the CEO of Rosti since 2016. Brendan has extensive international and operational experience having held leadership roles in Howden Group, ESAB Group and IMI plc. Prior to joining Rosti, Brendan was responsible for the Precision Engineering Division of IMI plc, a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Brendan is a qualified accountant and a graduate of Harvard AMP.
Executive Vice President, Rosti Asia
David Knight joined Rosti in 1991 as a Maintenance Engineer at our Larkhall site. In 2002 he moved to China to become Managing Director of Rosti Asia, before returning to the UK in 2005 to become COO, Rosti Asia. Since 2015 David is Executive Vice President of Rosti Asia. He is responsible for the continued development and expansion of Rosti’s business and footprint in Asia.
Chief Financial Officer
Thomas became Chief Financial Officer of Rosti in 2014. Based at our Malmö headquarters, he is responsible for the financial, legal and IT undertakings of the Group. Thomas has a long career in finance. Prior to his appointment, he served as CFO for a number of Groups, including: Svedala Industri, A&R Carton and Hilding Anders. Thomas is a former graduate of Lund University and has a Bachelor of Science degree (B. Sc.) in Business Administration.
Senior Vice President Packaging
Jonas joined Rosti in 2008 as Managing Director of GP Plastic. Prior to his appointment, Jonas worked in a number of managerial positions at Norden Machinery, then following Nordstjernan’s acquisition of the company, he was appointed Managing Director of ADMV, a French subsidiary of the Nordstjernan Group. A Bachelor of Science in Electric Engineering, Jonas possesses a wealth of experience in automation and engineering.
Senior Vice President Eastern Europe
Piotr Zehaluk joined Rosti in January 2018 as SVP Eastern Europe. Piotr has solid leadership experience in the areas of operations, supply chain and plant development having held various positions at Basell Orlen Polyolefin, Avon and Kingspan Insulation. Prior to joining Rosti, Piotr was a Management Board Member and Operations Director at Basell Orlen Polyolefin Sp. z o.o., a joint Venture company producing and marketing HDPE, LDPE and PP polymers.
Senior Vice President Human Resources
Patricia joined Rosti in 2017 and has since then been responsible for driving strategic and operational HR with focus on alignment of the HR agenda with the business. In addition, she has been responsible for developing and implementing processes concentrating on culture, values, leadership and talent. Patricia has a wealth of experience working internationally with HR. Before joining Rosti, she held a number of managerial positions, including Global Divisional HR for FL Smidth, Group HR Manager at Enics and various positions within IKEA.
Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing
Mark became SVP, Sales and Marketing of Rosti in 2017. Mark is from the UK and is based our Malmö headquarters and business support centre. Prior to joining Rosti, he was Western Europe Sales Director for the global engineering company IMI Precision Engineering. Mark is a qualified Electrical Mechanical Engineer with a strong background in commercial leadership and strategy development, including acquisition execution.
Group Continuous Improvement Director
Dean Ward is Group Continuous Improvement Director of Rosti since 2017. Hailing from the UK, he is an operations and engineering professional with a wealth of business experience in both engineering and the automotive industry. Prior to joining Rosti, Dean was Divisional Lean Quality and HSE Leader for IMI Precision Engineering and previously held a number of positions within the global welding authority, ESAB Holdings Ltd.