CARBIOS (Alternext Paris : ALCRB), an innovative green chemistry company specializing in breakthrough technologies dedicated to a biological process for the recovery of plastic waste and a fully biological process for the production of bio-polymers, today announced that Jean Falgoux has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Falgoux’s membership on CARBIOS’ Board was approved by the company’s shareholders at their annual general meeting on June 24th.
Mr. Falgoux is an Agricultural Engineer, and holds a degree in Advanced Studies in Statistics as well as a degree in Specialized Advanced Studies. He developed his 40-year career in the life sciences. Mr. Falgoux began his career in research and development at Rousselot, a leading European gelatin producer. He then joined the pharmaceutical group Roussel Uclaf in a marketing role, going on to become Director of Business Development in the company’s US-based agro-veterinary affiliate, before leading the global animal health unit. He later joined the Hoechst Roussel group in Germany where he was Vice President, and later held the role of Managing Director at HRvet GmbH. In 1997, he joined the Japanese group Ajinomoto, the world leader in biochemically-produced amino acids, where he was CEO and later President of Ajinomoto Eurolysine, while concurrently holding the title of Vice President of Ajinomoto Europe and Corporate Executive Officer of Ajinomoto Inc., as well as being an Executive Committee member of several of Ajinomoto’s European affiliates.
Jean-Claude Lumaret, CEO of CARBIOS, stated: “We have a solid and highly qualified Board of Directors. Jean Falgoux brings to our Board a very rich skill set in matters of governance, and a deep industrial expertise, particularly as it relates to fermentation. We are very happy to welcome Jean Falgoux to our Board of Directors and are certain that his experience will greatly benefit CARBIOS.”