Wayne M. Hewett

Board Member at Wells Fargo

Wayne M. Hewett has served as an advisor to Permira, a global private equity firm, and chairman of DiversiTech Corporation, a leading aftermarket manufacturer and distributor of HVAC products, since March 2018. From August 2015 to November 2017, Hewett was CEO of Klöckner Pentaplast Group, a packaging company. He was president and CEO of Arysta LifeScience Corporation, which at the time was one of the world’s largest privately held crop protection and life science companies, from January 2010 until Arysta’s acquisition by Platform Specialty Products Corporation in February 2015, where he served as president until August 2015. Mr. Hewett’s career has also included more than 20 years with General Electric Company, including as vice president, Supply Chain and Operations; president and CEO of GE Advanced Materials; president and CEO of GE Silicones; president of GE Plastics Pacific; president of GE Toshiba Silicones; and member of GE’s Corporate Executive Council. He currently serves on the board of directors of The Home Depot, Inc. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.
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