Ida Altimare Chairperson - Non-executive and independent director Ida Altimare Chairperson - Non-executive and independent director After working extensively with Bayer S.p.A. from 1974 to 2001 in roles of increasing responsibility, such as Product Manager and Head of Controlling, Ida Altimare became in 2002 Chief Executive Officer of Polymer Latex S.r.l. and director of the German parent company. Following the sale of the company to the Synthomer Group in 2011, Ida Altimare kept her position of Chief Executive Officer of the Italian subsidiary Synthomer S.r.l. and took on the role of Vice President of Global Human Resources as well as member of the Executive Board of the parent company Synthomer plc. in London. In 2015, in addition to the positions already held, Ida Altimare was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the German Head Office Synthomer Deutschland GmbH, as well as Human Resources Director EMEA. Following several acquisitions from 2016, she was also appointed Chief Executive Officer of Synthomer Speciality Resins Srl (in the province of Cuneo) and Synthomer Leuna, GmbH, in Germany. Following her retirement in 2017, Ida Altimare continued to serve as a consultant and was appointed Lead Independent Director of Caleffi S.p.A. in 2020.