Val d’Hazey, february the 2nd, 2023 – SKYTECH, a French greentech player specialised in producing premium recycled resins for industries and plastics manufacturers, announces the appointment of Arnaud Etienne as Chief Financial Officer. With more than 20 years of experience in similar positions for international companies, Arnaud Etienne will be in charge of structuring and supporting SKYTECH’s development in France and abroad.
Arnaud Etienne has a solid experience of the financial function in growing environments. Prior to joining SKYTECH, he worked in Geneva for the pharmaceutical company Stragen Group – specialised in the development and distribution of generic medicines and consumer health products – as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Committee. He previously held similar positions at Effik Group and Nordic Pharma, after ten years as an internal and external auditor at Caisse des Dépôts and at the audit firm PWC. Arnaud is a graduate of ESCP-EAP, Paris X Nanterre and Paris Dauphine University.
Arnaud Etienne stated: « I am very pleased to join SKYTECH and have the opportunity to contribute to the international development of this very successful greentech with a well- established reputation. SKYTECH’s value proposition is essential to accelerate the circular economy and overall, the ecological transition. I would like to thank the members of the Executive Committee for the confidence they have placed in me.”
Christophe Lamboeuf, General Manager at SKYTECH concluded: « We are delighted to strengthen our management team with Arnaud’s arrival. His solid administrative and financial experience with several renowned companies will be very valuable to us to accelerate our development and meeting the expectations of our industrial and plastics customers. We now have a solid organisation to achieve our goals. »
A company active in the intelligent and sustainable circular economy, SKYTECH contributes to revolutionizing the plastics industry with eco-plastics. SKYTECH produces premium recycled materials from complex plastic waste for industrial applications. After many years of R&D carried out with support from ADEME, SKYTECH has developed a proprietary, innovative sorting platform enabling the separation of post-consumer polymers at a purity rate greater than 99% as well as their granulation. SKYTECH offers a concrete answer to the challenge facing the plastics industry, namely, how to evolve their product to serve eco-design as well as to address a major environmental issue at the heart of society’s concerns. As a company, SKYTECH also strives to limit its own environmental impact with a production line delivering first class energy performance. SKYTECH has been supported since its founding by Xerys Invest.
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In its market, Xerys Gestion stands out as much for its modus operandi and the strategic and operational support it provides to portfolio companies, as for the range of à la carte investment opportunities offered to investors and the firm’s close relations with them, or its sector-based approach. Lastly, Xerys Gestion has considerable sector expertise, bolstered by a strategic committee made up of recognized specialists and experts in key sectors.