CEO & Director, SYNTHEON Global
Ricardo Wiener Strauss was appointed CEO & Director of SYNTHEON Global in December 2012. He worked for 12 years at NOVA Chemicals as General Manager, NOVA Chemicals Chile Ltda. and Business Director for LatAm.
Prior to joining NOVA in 2000, Mr. Wiener Strauss worked 11 years with SHELL, where he became Petrochemicals Manager for the Chilean Business and EPS Cluster Manager for LatAm.
He graduated from Universidad de Chile as a Chemical Civil Engineer, and obtained a post-graduate degree in Business Administration also from Universidad de Chile.
Ricardo´s engineering education, professional background and roles as Business Director and Company Representative combine expertise, experience, leadership and flexibility. He has extensive experience in business development that combines science and engineering to create advanced high-performance building solutions. His experience lends itself to new opportunities for modern construction and more efficient building components to enhance sustainable building practices. These opportunities include creating short and long term value for a building project with value engineering and design, more cost-effective construction options, and more efficient operations and energy use throughout the lifecycle.