Pierre-André de CHALENDAR
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain.
A graduate of ESSEC and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration, and a former Inspector of Finance, he was Deputy Director General in charge of Energy and Raw Materials at the Ministry of Industry. Pierre-André de CHALENDAR joined Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in 1989 as Director of Planning. He then held the positions of Vice President of Abrasives Europe from 1992 to 1996, President of the Abrasives Division from 1996 to 2000, General Delegate for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland from 2000 to 2002, and in 2003 he was appointed Executive Vice President of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in charge of the Building Distribution Sector. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in May 2005, then elected to the Board of Directors in June 2006. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain in June 2007, then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in June 2010, a position he holds until June 2021. Since July 2021, Pierre-André de Chalendar is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain. Pierre-André de Chalendar is also a director of BNP Paribas and Veolia and Vice-Chairman of Entreprises pour l'Environnement, which he chaired from 2012 to 2015. Since July 2017 he has been Co-Chairman of La Fabrique de l'industrie and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ESSEC since February 2019.