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The following section provides information on Solvay SA’s senior management, executives, CEO and key decision makers and their roles in the organization. For more insight into Solvay SA's management and employees, unlock the full data with our company analytics monitoring tool.


Nicolas Boel

Chairman Executive Board Since: 2012 Age: 59

Mr. Nicolas Boel has been the Chairman of Solvay since May 2012. He also works as a Director of Sofina. He is also the Chairman of the Finance Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee.

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Ilham Kadri

Chairwoman; Chief Executive Officer; Director Executive Board Since: 2019 Age: 52

Ms. Ilham Kadri has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Solvay since 2019. She has 22 year of experience and has held diverse positions at top multinationals including Shell-Basell, UCB-Cytec, Huntsman, Rohm Haas-Dow Chemical and Sealed Air. She is also a board member at AO Smith.

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Karim Hajjar

Chief Financial Officer Senior Management Since: 2013 Age: 58

Mr. Karim Hajjar has been the Chief Financial Officer of Solvay since 2013. Prior to this, he served as the Director finance at Imperial Tobacco Group Plc. Mr. Hajjar has been the Managing Director in 2010 and served as the Chief Financial Officer of Tarmac Group between 2005 and 2009. He also served as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Shell Chemicals.

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Herve Tiberghien

Chief People Officer Senior Management Since: 2019 Age: 57

Mr. Herve Tiberghien has been the Chief People Officer of the company since 2019. Prior to this, Mr. Tiberghien has served at Operational and HR roles at PPG. He has also served as the Chief Human Resource Officer and Vice President of Human Resources at PPG. Previousy, Mr. Tiberghien has also served as Director of Industrial Coatings facilities at PPG and EMEA Quality Director and Plant Director for automotive glass manufacturing operations at AGC in Belgium.

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Hua DU

Member - Executive Board Senior Management Since: 2018 Age: 52
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