Ceramic Industry

Saint-Gobain Names Aschenbroich President and CEO (posted 9/19/07)

September 19, 2007
Jacques Aschenbroich has been named president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint-Gobain Corp., succeeding Jean-François Phelizon, who is returning to Compagnie de Saint-Gobain’s Paris headquarters.

Jacques Aschenbroich has been named president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint-Gobain Corp., the $8.5 billion Valley Forge, Pa.-based manufacturer of packaging, construction products and high-performance materials. Aschenbroich succeeds Jean-François Phelizon, who is returning to Compagnie de Saint-Gobain’s Paris headquarters as senior vice president and advisor to Saint-Gobain’s global CEO, Pierre-André de Chalendar.

Aschenbroich will combine his responsibilities as president and CEO of Saint-Gobain Corp. with his existing roles as president of Saint-Gobain’s High-Performance Materials Sector and head of the group’s Innovation and Research and Development activities. A graduate of École des Mines de Paris, he joined Saint-Gobain in 1988 and has held a number of high-level management posts, including president of the Flat Glass Sector.

Saint-Gobain Corp. is the holding company for Compagnie de Saint-Gobain’s U.S. and Canada operations. For additional information, visit www.saint-gobain-corporation.com.

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