Jean-Pierre Clamadieu

Non-Executive Director

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris before becoming Chief Engineer of the Corps of Mines. Between 1981 - 1993, he worked mainly for the French Ministry of lndustry and as Technical Advisor to the Minister of Labor.

In 1993, Jean-Pierre Clamadieu joined Rhône-Poulenc to develop new activities in the field of automobile pollution control. ln the following years, he held several executive positions in the Rhodia group, as President of Rhodia's Chemicals in Latin America, President of Rhodia Eco Services, Senior Vice President for Rhodia Corporate Purchasing, President of Rhodia Organic Fine Chemicals division and President of Rhodia Pharmaceuticals & Agrochemicals division.

In October 2003, Mr Clamadieu was appointed CEO of Rhodia, and became its Chairman & CEO in March 2008. Following a merger between Rhodia and the Belgian chemical group Solvay in 2011, Mr Clamadieu was appointed CEO of the new Solvay group. Since his appointment, Jean-Pierre Clamadieu led the integration of the new group and its transformation into a major player in the field of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, which combines industrial competitiveness with the quest for sustainable solutions for its clients. His mandate at Solvay SA ended in March 2019.

In October 2012, Mr Clamadieu was appointed Member of the Board of Directors at AXA SA. His mandate ended in April 2023. Since May 2018, Mr Clamadieu also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ENGIE, a French energy company.

In March 2023, Mr Clamadieu was appointed to the Board of Directors at TE Connectivity. His mandate is renewed on a yearly basis at TE Connectivity’s General Annual Meeting.

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu also promotes an ambitious and coordinated European energy policy.

Current Mandates:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Airbus SE (Public Company)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of ENGIE (Public Company)
  • Chairman of the Board of Opéra National de Paris
  • Member of the Board of Directors of TE Connectivity (Public Company)
Jean-Pierre Clamadieu