Brian R. Watson

Brian R. Watson

Member of the Executive Board TFL Group / COO

Brian R. Watson, born 1966 in Scotland is married and has one daughter.

He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland and is a Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Brian has 27 years of experience in manufacturing and supply chain roles in the global chemical industry. Before moving to Switzerland, Brian worked for the global chemical companies ICI plc and Huntsman LLC for 20 years, in the fields of manufacturing, supply chain and strategic sourcing in the UK, Taiwan, the Netherlands, Singapore and Belgium.

In 2008 Brian joined Lonza AG, a global chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturer, for 5 years, in a number of senior supply chain and manufacturing roles based in Switzerland.

In 2013 he completed a two and a half year role as Chief Supply Chain Officer for the chemical company AddivantTM. In this role, he carried-out a significant restructuring of the company’s supply chain footprint and core processes.

Since June 2016, Brian R. Watson has been Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the global TFL Group and Member of the TFL Executive Board. As Chief Operating Officer, Brian leads Global Operations and is responsible for TFL’s Global Research, Global Production & EHS and Global Supply Chain activities. contact