Jean-Pierre Duprieu

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Date of appointment: General Meeting of 23 June 2016
Date of last renewal: General Meeting of 22 June 2022
End of term of office: General Meeting convene to approve the financial statements for the year ending 31 December 2024

Mr Jean-Pierre Duprieu is an agricultural engineer who graduated from the Institut National Agronomique de Paris Grignon (AgroParisTech), from the Institut de Contrôle de Gestion de Paris and the International Forum (advanced management programme in conjunction with Wharton University).

He joined the Air Liquide Group in 1976, where he spent his entire career. He held various positions with commercial, operational, strategic and General Management responsibilities. For nearly ten years he headed the Europe, Africa and Middle East region, before taking over the Asia Pacific region in 2005 as a member of the group Executive Committee based in Tokyo, Japan. Appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2010, until his retirement in 2016, he oversaw industrial activities in Europe and global activities in the health sector (hospital and home care, and strategy via World Business Line Santé). He was also responsible for IT infrastructure purchases and oversaw the group’s digital transformation as well as the development of e-health services. Mr Jean-Pierre Duprieu was a member of the Risk Committee of Air Liquide and a member of the Central Works Council.

He is currently:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Michelin and Chairman of its Compensation and Appointments Committee;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the SEB group and member of the Supervisory Board of Dehon;
  • Chairman of Fondation Correspondances (as a volunteer).

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