Appointment of Vincent Legros at Bostik
September 1, 2016 – Effective 1st September 2016, Vincent Legros is being appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bostik and becomes a member of Arkema’s Executive Committee.
Vincent Legros, 43 years old, graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, is an engineer from Ponts et Chaussées, and holds an advanced diploma (DEA) in production and company organization.
He joined the Saint-Gobain group in 1998 as Production Engineer at the Pont-à-Mousson plant (1998 – 2000), followed by Plant Manager at the Toul plant (2000 – 2002), Deputy Plant Manager at the Pont-à-Mousson plant (2000 – 2004), and Director of the Pipes and Fittings business (2004 – 2006). He was appointed Operations Director at Saint-Gobain Pont-à-Mousson in 2006. From 2009 to 2013 he held the post of Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Pont-à-Mousson China. Since 2013 he had been Deputy Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Pont-à-Mousson and Director of the group’s Pipe business.
Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For over 125 years, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €1.6 billion, the company employs 4,800 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. For the latest information, visit www.bostik.com.
A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.7 billion in 2015, we employ approximately 19,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation. For the latest, visit www.arkema.com
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