- François MICHEL...
François Michel joined John Cockerill on June 1st, 2022, as Group Chief Executive Officer.
A graduate of the École Polytechnique de Paris and Ingénieur en Chef des Mines, François Michel began his career in 2001 as an engineer at Alstom Power. After a spell at the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry, he joined the International Monetary Fund in Washington in 2006 where he worked as an economist. Back in Paris in 2009, he worked for three years as a technical advisor in public finance for the presidency of the French Republic.
Prior to joining John Cockerill, François Michel held several general management positions within the Saint-Gobain group for ten years, successively in Sweden, Denmark and France.