Member of the Supervisory Board
Mr. Gerard Buffiere has served as Independent Member of the Supervisory Board of Wendel SE since May 30, 2011. He is member of the Company Governance Committee. Previously in his career he served as General Manager of the branch of Facilities French industrial group Cegelec in 1996. He joined in March 1998 Imetal as Management Board member in charge of the Branch of construction materials, then 1999, becoming Imetal Imerys and focusing exclusively on industrial minerals, he was appointed head of branches Building Materials, Minerals Ceramics, and Specialty Minerals, in 2000 he took responsibility for the branch Pigments Additives until 2002. He was Chairman of the Management board at Imerys fromJanuary 1, 2003 to May 3, 2005, at which point he became Chief Executive Officer following the company change of management structure. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and holds a MS from the Stanford University .
Age: 70 Executive Since 2011