CARBIOS: Jean Falgoux appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors
CARBIOS (NYSE Alternext Paris : ALCRB/ Eligible PEA-PME), an innovative green chemistry company specializing in breakthrough technologies dedicated to the recovery of plastic waste, today announced the appointment of Jean Falgoux as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Jean Falgoux, member of the board since June 2015, succeeds Alain Chevallier, whose mandate has enabled CARBIOS to address major strategic and technical challenges in conducting its development.
“I’m very proud to hand over the Presidency of the Board of Directors to Jean Falgoux”, says Alain Chevallier, President of CARBIOS. “His previous experience at the top level of leading industrial groups in the field of bio-industries is a key asset in addressing CARBIOS’ next development steps. Already very much involved with the Board, I am assured of his commitment to continue the work already achieved and to build on his solid expertise to carry CARBIOS’ ambitions forward”.
Jean Falgoux developed his 40-year career in three life sciences companies. Within the Japanese group Ajinomoto, the world leader in biochemically-produced amino acids, Jean Falgoux was CEO, then President of Ajinomoto Eurolysine, Vice President of Ajinomoto Europe and Corporate Executive Officer of Ajinomoto Inc., and served as an Executive Committee member of several of Ajinomoto’s European affiliates. At the pharmaceutical group Roussel Uclaf, Jean Falgoux moved from a marketing role to become Director of Business Development in the company’s US-based agro-veterinary affiliate and went on to lead the global animal health unit. He later evolved within the Hoechst Roussel group in Germany where he was Senior Vice President, and went on to hold the role of Geschäftführer at Hoechst Roussel Vet GmbH. His career began in research and development at Rousselot, a leading European gelatine producer. Jean Falgoux is also an active Board member in several other companies.
“CARBIOS is a promising company with proven expertise and solid technologies and is well positioned on major environmental challenges”, comments Jean Flagoux. “It is a real pleasure for me to accept the presidency of its Board of Directors and to continue bringing my full contribution to this great adventure”.
Jean-Claude Lumaret, CEO of CARBIOS declares, “We have a solid Board set up with the best experts. We are thrilled that Jean Falgoux is taking over its presidency and are sure that his fine knowledge of the industry and its strategic vision are strengths that will support us in the industrialisation of our processes. I would also like to particularly thank Alain Chevallier for his complete commitment to CARBIOS’ projects. Under his presidency, CARBIOS made great strides endowing the company with truly international appeal in the field of green chemistry. His valuable assistance and expertise have largely contributed to these achievements”.
CARBIOS: Jean Falgoux appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors12 April 2016 | 18h00
CARBIOS (NYSE Alternext Paris : ALCRB/ Eligible PEA-PME), an innovative green chemistry company specializing in breakthrough technologies dedicated to the recovery of plastic waste, today...