COLOMBES, France–(Company WIRE)–Regulatory Information:
Efficient from 1 January 2022, Armand Ajdari will be joining Arkema as the Group’s Main Engineering Officer. He will report to Thierry Le Hénaff, Chairman and CEO, and will be a member of the Team administration committee.
The arrival of Armand Ajdari is absolutely aligned with the strategic route of Arkema, which places innovation and the development of sustainable solutions at the coronary heart of its system.
With more than 30 years focused to research and advancement in international environments, especially within the Saint-Gobain team, Armand Ajdari will convey his enthusiasm of innovation, his scientific culture, his knowledge of technological and commercial relationships with critical associates and his being familiar with of the planet’s megatrends.
Right after a PhD in Theoretical Physics at the Pierre et Marie Curie University in Paris, and an engineering diploma at the École Polytechnique (France), Armand Ajdari undertook various multidisciplinary research routines within the CNRS (Centre Nationwide de la Recherche Scientifique) for 15 decades.
He then joined the Saint-Gobain team in 2007 the place he held distinct positions, especially as Senior Vice President R&D for the Revolutionary Resources sector.
Because 2017, he has been Government Vice President R&D of the Saint-Gobain team.
Constructing on its unique set of abilities in supplies science, Arkema delivers a portfolio of initially-course systems to tackle at any time-expanding demand from customers for new and sustainable resources. With the ambition to develop into in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Resources, the Group is structured into 3 complementary, resilient and really progressive segments committed to Specialty Materials -Adhesive answers, State-of-the-art Elements, and Coating Options- accounting for some 82% of Group profits in 2020, and a effectively-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers slicing-edge technological options to fulfill the issues of, among the other matters, new energies, entry to h2o, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a lasting dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported income of close to €8 billion in 2020, and operates in some 55 international locations with 20,600 personnel all over the world.