Jean-Pierre Clamadieu joined the Solvay group in September 2011, during the merger between Rhodia and Solvay. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu had been CEO of the Rhodia group since October 2003 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 2008.
Before joining the chemical industry in 1993, Jean-Pierre worked for 9 years in French administration, mostly for the Ministry of Industry, and as a technical advisor to the Labor Minister.
He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieur des Mines de Paris and is an engineer of the Mines corps.
Jean-Pierre is a member of the Board of Directors of Faurecia and AXA. He is also member of the Board of Directors of the International Chemical Industry Council (ICCA) and member of the Executive Committee of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). He presided the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) between 2014 and 2016, the Council of Directors France-Bresil of the International MEDEF between 2010 and 2015 and the Sustainable Development commission of the MEDEF from 2007 to 2014.