Corporate Responsibility


Eigenmann & Veronelli, a leading Italian distributor and manufacturer of specialty chemicals with over a century’s expertise, has appointed Gabriele Bonomi as its new CEO.

Mr. Bonomi has over 30 years’ experience in the chemicals sector. Starting his career at Japanese and German chemical manufacturers, he joined IMCD Group, the Dutch specialty chemicals distributor, in 2001. Appointed Managing Director of IMCD Italia in 2003, Gabriele expanded the firm’s turnover from €20 million to €150 million. He was made Group Director Personal Care in 2012, and from 2014, he was part of the firm’s global Executive Committee, overseeing its successful listing on the Dutch stock market.

Founded in Milan in 1910, family-run, Eigenmann & Veronelli distributes specialty chemicals for a wide range of sectors, from nutrition and life sciences to polymers and performance chemicals. A leader in chemical innovation, the firm today is directly present in four countries across Europe: Italy, Spain, Turkey and Russia. The company also exports its products to over thirty countries across the globe, and in 2019 its business size was worth €381.5 million.

Ludovico Balbo di Vinadio, President of Eigenmann & Veronelli, said:

“Together with the Shareholders and the Board of Directors, I am delighted to welcome Gabriele Bonomi as our new CEO.

With his extensive experience in global specialty chemicals distribution, Gabriele is the perfect choice to take Eigenmann & Veronelli into the future, innovating our services for clients and suppliers, enlarging our product portfolio and expanding our international presence, leading us in writing a new chapter in our history as long term oriented family business”.

“I would also like to thank our former CEO Luca Mantovani for the hard work and service he has given to the company in the last two years.”

Gabriele Bonomi, CEO of Eigenmann & Veronelli, said:

“I am excited to join the team at Eigenmann & Veronelli at this key moment of its history.

As a family-owned business with over a century’s expertise in the distribution of specialty chemicals, we have supported principals and customers in their operations for generations.

As our economy and society restart after the Coronavirus pandemic, it is an honor to work with Eigenmann & Veronelli’s team to develop our next stage, build our presence internationally, and innovate even more great services and products for our business partners to benefit from.”