Armand Ajdari will join Arkema as the group’s chief technology officer, effective January 1, 2022. He will report to Thierry Le Hénaff, chairman and CEO, and will be a member of the group management committee.
After earning a PhD. in Theoretical Physics at the Pierre et Marie Curie University in Paris, and an engineering diploma at the École Polytechnique (France), Ajdari undertook various multidisciplinary research activities within the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) for 15 years. He then joined the Saint-Gobain group in 2007, where he held different positions, including senior vice president R&D for the innovative materials sector.
Since 2017, he has been executive vice president R&D of the Saint-Gobain group.
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