Banner
Filtraglass

Solvay: nomination of future chairman of the board of directors

The Board of Directors of Solvay S.A. has unanimously decided to nominate Nicolas Boël as Chairman of the Board of Directors, as of 9 May 2012, after the annual shareholders meeting on 8 May 2012. Boël will take over from Aloïs Michielsen, who will reach the age of 70 in January 2012, and who will leave the Board of Directors of Solvay S.A. and chairmanship.

The Board of Directors of Solvay S.A. has announced the following appointment for 2012 as chairman of the Board of Directors of Solvay.
Aloïs Michielsen, who will reach the age of 70 in January 2012, leaves the Board of Directors of Solvay S.A. and the chairmanship, on 8 May 2012, at the annual shareholders’ meeting, after 44 years at Solvay, of which 4 years as COO, 6 years as CEO and 6 years as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors has unanimously decided to nominate Nicolas Boël as Chairman of the Board of Directors, as of 9 May 2012, after the annual shareholders meeting.
Member of Solvay’s Board of Directors for over 13 years, Nicolas Boël is 49 years old (born in 1962), is a member of the Solvay family and benefits from a strong international and industrial background and experience. He started his career at Belgian steel producer Usines Gustave Boël and occupied different managing functions at the steel and aluminium producer Corus in the USA, Belgium (Duffel) and France (Maubeuge). In 2004, he was promoted to the position of General Manager at Myriad, a reference in the world of coated products industry. Since 2006, he has been a board member and member of the nomination and remuneration committee of Belgian financial company Sofina, listed on NYSE Euronext, and board member of various other family companies.
He has a Bachelor in Economics from Louvain University and holds an MBA from the College of William and Mary (Virginia USA).

Sign up for free to the glassOnline.com daily newsletter

Subscribe now to our daily newsletter for full coverage of everything you need to know about the world glass industry!

We don't send spam! Read our Privacy Policy for more information.

Share this article
Related news