Thierry Le Hénaff

CEO at Arkema

Thierry Le Hénaff, born in 1963, holds degrees from École Polytechnique and École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University in the United States. He is a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite, as well as a Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur. He is Senior Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Michelin Group and also member of the Board of Fondation de l’Ecole Polytechnique.

After starting his career with Peat Marwick Consultants, he joined in 1992 Bostik, Total’s Adhesives Division, where he held a number of operational positions in France and worldwide. In July 2001, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bostik Findley, the new entity resulting from the merger of Total’s and Elf Atochem’s Adhesives divisions. On January 2003, he joined Atofina’s Executive Committee and then Total’s Management Committee in 2004. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arkema since the initial public offering of the company in 2006. The Group is listed on the French Stock Exchange in Paris.


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    2006 - present

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