People: Air Liquide SA (AIRP.PA)
Mr. Benoit Potier has served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the General Management Team and Member of the Executive Committee at Air Liquide SA since May 10, 2006. He previously served as Chairman of Management Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from November 2001 until May 10, 2006. Prior to that, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company for the period of time from 2000 to November 2001. In 1997, he became Chief Executive Officer of Air Liquide SA. He graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris and joined Air Liquide SA in 1981 as Research and Development Engineer. He then served as Head of Projects at the Engineering and Construction Department of the Company, followed by Director of Energy Development for the Large Industry business unit. Mr. Poitier became Director of Strategy and organization in 1993, and Director of the Chemistry, Welding, Refinery and Energy Markets in 1994. He was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 1995. Outside of the Air Liquide group, he currently serves also as Member of the Supervisory Board and member of the Audit Committee of Michelin, Director of Ecole Centrale, Association Nationale des Societes par Actions (ANSA), Cercle de l'Industrie and Member of the French Board of INSEAD, among others.
|Total Annual Compensation, EUR||2,834,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, EUR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, EUR||--|
|All Other, EUR||11,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, EUR||2,845,000|