The Executive Committee manages the operational activities of Arkema alongside Thierry Le Hénaff. Each member oversees a business segment or several support functions. In May 2020, three new members from inside Arkema joined the committee, including one woman and one American.
Our top decision-making body, the Executive Committee meets twice a month to examine strategic issues and growth and development plans, including capital expenditure, new capacity and acquisitions.
It also supervises the implementation of the Group’s strategy, monitor the business and financial performance of our different activities, and attentively track safety and environmental performance.
Thierry Le Hénaff,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Arkema
Chief Operating Officer, Advanced Materials, Coating Solutions and Intermediates
Executive Vice President, Strategy
Executive Vice President, Bostik
Executive Vice President, Industry and CSR
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications
Senior Vice President, Performance Additives
Senior Vice President, Coating Solutions
Senior Vice President, High-Performance Polymers
These three members report to Marc Schuller
To implement Executive Committee decisions, Arkema is organized into four business segments and six business lines, led by Executive Vice Presidents of operations. Our corporate departments report to four Executive Vice Presidents and provide support for all activities and operations.
Thierry Parmentier, joined the Executive Committee on July 1, 2019, as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communication. He succeeded Michel Delaborde, who proceeded to take his retirement. Before joining Arkema, Thierry Parmentier was Senior Vice President Human Resources and a member of the Executive Committee of Alstom. From 2008 to 2017, he held the position of Human Resources Director and was a member of the Executive Committee of Technip.
Before that, he held a number of positions in Human Resources at Faurecia, Atos, and Schlumberger.
Aged 55, Thierry Parmentier is a graduate of Nancy 2 University and Paris 2 Panthéon Assas University. He also holds a qualification from CIFFOP, the personnel management training center.