Sascha Detmold Cox is an Executive Group General Manager, CEO and Director at the Detmold Group of Companies, a South Australian-owned global manufacturer specialising in paper and board packaging, employing more than 3,500 people. She is the eldest of the third generation of the Detmold family working in the business, which has recently celebrated its 75th anniversary and is passionate in continuing the entrepreneurial spirit of the company providing customers with innovative and leading-edge sustainable packaging solutions. Sascha has operational responsibility for the Group function Business Enablement which drives improvement and automation to ensure their employees continue working in rewarding and value-adding roles.
During COVID the Detmold Group responded to the urgent requirement of the South Australian & Federal governments and built a new mask manufacturing facility to supply 150 million locally made masks. Sascha is now the CEO of Detmold Medical, responsible for driving the transition from a ‘start up’ to a sustainable business.
Sascha is currently a Director at Business SA, has had several Board roles at Not-for-Profit organisations and was recently on the SA Health and Medical Industries Ministerial Advisory Panel and the Department of Innovation and Skills Manufacturing Advisory Panel.