The role, mission, composition, functioning and evaluation of the Executive Committee are described in detail in the Charter. In addition, the internal rules of the Executive Committee are attached to the Charter.

As at December 31, 2016, the Executive Committee was composed of the following five members.

 

 

Year of birth

 

Year of first appointment

 

Term of office ends

 

Diplomas and main Solvay activities

 

Presence at meetings in 2016

Mr. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu (F)

 

1958

 

2011

 

2017

 

Engineering degree from the École des Mines (Paris).
Chairman of the Executive Committee and CEO.

 

17/17

Mr. Vincent De Cuyper (B)

 

1961

 

2006

 

2018

 

Chemical engineering degree (Catholic University of Louvain), Master in Industrial Management (Catholic University of Leuven), AMP Harvard.
Executive Committee member.

 

17/17

Mr. Roger Kearns (US)

 

1963

 

2008

 

2018

 

Bachelor of Science – Engineering Arts (Georgetown College – Georgetown), Bachelor of Science – Chemical Engineering (Georgia Institute of Technology – Atlanta), MBA (Stanford University).
Executive Committee member.

 

17/17

Mr. Karim Hajjar (UK)

 

1963

 

2013

 

2017

 

BSC (Hons) Economics (The City University, London).
Chartered Accountancy (ICAEW) Qualification.
Executive Committee member and CFO.

 

17/17

Mr. Pascal Juéry (F)

 

1965

 

2014

 

2018

 

Graduate of the European Business School of Paris (ESCP – Europe).
Executive Committee member.

 

17/17

On  May 1, July 1, and January 1, 2016 the Board of Directors renewed the respective mandates of Vincent De Cuyper, Roger Kearns, and Pascal Juéry as members of the Executive Committee for a two-year term. Their respective mandates therefore expire on May 1, July 1, and January 1, 2018.