Meet The Team
Terraco Group - Management Team
Göran Widström - Group Chairman
With an MBA from Handelshögskolan in Gothenburg, Sweden, and a background of working with export development and official Swedish trade promotion, Göran founded the Terraco Group in 1980. Fuelled by natural organic growth the company has since rapidly grown to become a leading producer of environmentally friendly finishing materials. Göran is from Sweden.
Eric Widström - Chief Executive Officer
With an international background and an MA with Honours in Management and International Relations from St Andrews University, Scotland - Eric joined Terraco in 2003 and has been intrinsic to the continued international expansion of the Terraco Group, enabling more countries to gain access to Terraco's extensive range of products. Eric is from Sweden.
John Carey - Group Technical Director
Having been with Terraco since 1986, John heads up the Group's ongoing research and development activities, coordinated out of the Terraco Technical Centre in Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland. John's global R&D teams are responsible for the constant upgrading of Terraco's existing products, as well as the development of innovative new products. John consistently ensures that the Terraco's environmentally friendly products are developed to meet the highest international standards and local requirements. John is from Ireland.
Andrea Widström – Director
Joined the Group in 2012 and is based in the UK where she works to develop and expand Terraco’s business in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining Terraco, Andrea worked in sales for several large investment banks in London. Andrea has lived and travelled extensively abroad and received an MA with Honours in Management from St Andrews University, Scotland. Andrea is from Sweden.
Frans Marx - Group Marketing Director
Joining the Group in 2010, with a B. Compt degree from UNISA, Frans brings with him over 20 years of marketing and sales experience in performance coatings and architectural finishes from the South African, African, Malaysian and other international markets. Frans has dual British / South African citizenship.
Stephen Grace - Group Finance Manager
Joining the Group in 2013, a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), Stephen is responsible for the management of the finances and accounting practices of the Terraco Group. He brings with him a wealth of financial experience gained in the construction industry in Ireland and the Middle East to the management team. Stephen is from Ireland.
D. B. Lewis – Group Procurement Manager
Having been with Terraco since 1991, Lewis is responsible for leading the Group Procurement function and negotiations with key international suppliers. Lewis has over 30 years of experience in architectural finishes, performance coatings and construction chemicals field. Lewis is from India.
All Terraco operating companies are managed by highly competent, dedicated and motivated local management teams and staff, with many of them having served with the company for 20 years and more. Terraco prides itself on recruiting and retaining highly talented individuals and maintaining a dynamic team spirit.
The Terraco Team Spirit
S.K. Shin and K.W. Seo have been with the company since 1995 and 1997 respectively, and have climbed many of the world's tallest mountains including Mount McKinley (6195m), Aconcagua (6962 m), Amadablam (6865m) and Mount Everest (8848m). Future plans include the Vinson Massif (4897m) and the Cho Oyu (8201m).