Ralph Hédel is Chief Commercial Officer at Demeta since April 2018.
Prior to this, Ralph has worked since 1991 in various industries and more particularly in the field of performance materials.
For twelve years, Ralph led the sales and marketing activities of TELENE SAS, global leader in the segment of DCPD based resin systems. In the period, sales volumes have more than doubled and, together with his team, Ralph has opened new markets for the company : Russia, Brazil, India, Turkey.
During the nine years before that, he held successively sales, sales management and plant management positions in the specialty packaging division of SCA (now DS Smith).
Prior to that, Ralph started his business development career at Usinor-Sacilor (now Arcelor Mittal), where he worked five years at the specialty steel division. Based in the United States, he opened the north-American market to the railway equipment daughter company VALDUNES, through commercial and technical partnerships with clients and local contractors still running today.
Ralph graduated from IPAG Paris in 1990.