Antonio Trius has been an Advisor to EQT since 2018.
In 1982, Antonio started his career at Henkel Ibérica S.A. where he held several positions in R&D, manufacturing, marketing, sales and general management of the chemical business for the Iberian Peninsula. In 1997 he moved to Henkel KGaA, Germany, as Vice President for Care Chemicals. In 1999 and after the carve-out of the Chemical Business into Cognis GmbH, he was Executive Vice President for Care Chemicals and responsible for North America. Antonio served as Chief Executive Officer of Cognis GmbH between 2001 and 2010. Between 2011 and 2021 he has served as Non Exec. Director of Nubiola SL, Altana AG, Lonza Group Ltd., Maxam SL and Mauser Group BV. In the present Antonio serves as NED at Altana.
Antonio holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Universidad Autónoma.
EQT Board Memberships
Chairperson of Azelis, Board member of Igenomix