Constellium has announced recently appointed Constellium Executive Director, Jean-Marc Germain will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer effective July 11, 2016.
Jean-Marc will succeed Pierre Vareille, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Pierre will work closely with Jean-Marc to ensure a seamless transition and will serve as an advisor to the Board.
"Jean-Marc brings a wealth of experience and deep industry expertise to Constellium," said Richard (Dick) Evans, Chairman of Constellium. "We are confident Jean-Marc will successfully build on Constellium's solid foundation and lead the Company through its next stage of profitable growth. The Board is extremely grateful to Pierre for his invaluable service and guidance while serving as CEO. Pierre was instrumental to the strategic and operational transformation of Constellium. He successfully led its global development, spearheading our IPO and listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 2013, and creating a global leader through major investments, new joint ventures and customer partnerships. We wish him all the best in his retirement."
"I am very excited to join Constellium and look forward to working with the team to build on the fundamental strengths of the business and its core markets of automotive, aerospace and packaging," stated Jean-Marc Germain. "Thanks to its talented people, strategic assets and leading technology, Constellium is well positioned to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities for growth and innovation in the aluminium industry. I look forward to continuing to shape a successful future for Constellium."
Jean-Marc Germain will be based in New York.