Pierre’s main expertise is in General Management and Strategy, in M&A from a strategic and integration perspective, as well as in Innovation Management. His main area of expertise is polymers, but he also brings a wide network in the Chemical Industry.
Along this position, Pierre is indeed board member in 5 chemical or material companies, Senior Advisor to BCG and to KREAB (P.A.), as well as chairman of a European industrial cross-sectorial association involving the chemical industry.
Pierre can build on his multi-cultural experience of running different international businesses with up to 1300 employees, on his strategic take away from numerous M&A projects and realized acquisitions, as well as from the challenges faced in driving innovation portfolio in BU’s and on corporate level.
Pierre has 35 years of international experience in the Chemical Industry. He built his career at Solvay, where he held various corporate functional roles, including in Strategic Business Development, as well as different global leadership positions, with full P&L accountability, of global businesses, run from US or Europe. He also served as Chief Innovation Officer for the group. Pierre has also been Senior Executive Advisor to the Chemical division of a Japanese multinational group for 6 years.