Management Team

Our management team sets the strategic direction, determines capital allocation priorities, oversees daily operations, encourages a meritocratic culture, and ensures proper governance of the company.

Benjamin Gliklich

Benjamin Gliklich

Chief Executive Officer

Ben was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in January 2019 after having served as Element Solutions’ Executive Vice President - Operations and Strategy from April 2016, Chief Operating Officer from October 2015, Vice President -…

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Scot R. Benson

Scot R. Benson

President & Chief Operating Officer

Scot was appointed as President & Chief Operating Officer in January 2019 after having served as President - Performance Solutions from February 2015. Scot joined MacDermid Inc. in 1999 which was acquired by Element Solutions in October 2013.…

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John E. Capps

John E. Capps

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

John joined Element Solutions in May 2016 from Jarden Corporation, a Fortune 500 consumer products company. At Jarden, he had most recently served as Executive Vice President - Administration, General Counsel and Secretary until April 2016,…

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John P. Connolly

John P. Connolly

Chief Financial Officer

John was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2017 having acted as Element Solutions' Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since August 2016 when he joined the company. Prior to joining Element Solutions, he…

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J. David Tolbert

J. David Tolbert

Chief Human Resources Officer

Dave is Element Solutions' Chief Human Resources Officer. Dave has served in this role since December 2016, after serving as a human resources consultant to Element Solutions from April 2016 to December 2016. Prior to joining Element Solutions,…

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