CEO of Rhodia Acetow since 2015.
Philippe Rosier started his career in the former Rhône Poulenc / Rhodia Group in 1988, as engineering leader in the construction and start-up of the Cellulose Acetate JV Primester in Kingsport, USA. He then became Director for Strategy and Business Development of former Global Business Unit Rhodia Acetow in Freiburg, Germany. After a two year position as Vice President of the Intermediates Polyamide business, he was appointed in 2002 President of the newly formed Rhodia Energy Services Global Business Unit and later member of Rhodia Management Committee. He has been the founding President of Orbeo, a 50/50 JV between Rhodia and the french bank Société Générale, dedicated to CO2 markets. He was also a founding board member of Exeltium, a nuclear power purchasing consortium in France. After the acquisition of Rhodia by the Belgian Solvay Group, he became President of Solvay Energy Services in 2012 and member of Solvay Management Committee.
Philippe Rosier has chaired during 7 years the Energy Committee of BUSINESSEUROPE, the European Business Confederation. He now co-chairs the Energy & Climate Committee of MEDEF, the French Business Confederation. Since January 2009, he has been appointed by the French Government, Member of the French Economic Council for Sustainable Development.
Philippe Rosier holds a degree from ESPCI (Physique et Chimie de Paris), ENSPM IFP and an MBA of INSEAD.