Paul Budsworth is the President of North America and based in Charlotte, NC. He is a 28-year veteran of the Diversey business and has experience and success in leadership roles in a number of different regions of the world, including Middle East, Europe and Asia.
Paul’s career has predominantly been in Sales, Marketing and Innovation. Previous roles in Diversey include Global Innovation Leader, General Manager UK/Ireland, Vice President of Food Service and Retail Europe and Vice President Sealed Air South East Asia.
He has led the global introduction of a number of key innovations including Softcare Line/Select. Paul led the global rollout of the MSA agreement when it was first signed with Unilever in 2003, as well as the teams that secured some of the largest international customer wins in the Diversey portfolio including Compass. He successfully turned around businesses in the UK, Israel and South East Asia.
In 2015, Paul assumed the role of Regional President of Diversey Care in North America. In this role Paul leads a sales and marketing team of over 600 employees.
Paul is a Board Member of Virox Technologies Inc., a Canadian company dedicated to engineering revolutionary disinfectants for the war against microbes. Paul, a British national, earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Pure Mathematics from Manchester University in the UK.