Frederic Lalanne (born 1963, France) was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sulzer on February 18, 2022 in addition to the position as Division President Flow Equipment (since January 1, 2019). Frederic joined the Executive Committee as Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer in 2016. He joined from General Electric Grid Solutions in France, where he was Vice President Global Sales and Marketing (2015–2016). Previously, he was Senior Vice President Global Sales and Marketing at Alstom Grid in France (2012–2015). He worked as Managing Director of Catering International and Services, France (2011–2012), and was President Cegelec Worldwide Business of the Belgium-based company Cegelec (2008–2011). From 2005 to 2007, he served as Managing Director Alstom Projects India Ltd and Vice President Sales and Marketing Alstom Power in India. Before that, he held various positions as General Manager and Sales and Marketing Director at Pauwels Group in Belgium and Indonesia (1996–2004).

Educational background

  • International Executive Program, Insead, Fontainebleau, France    
  • Master in International Politics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Post Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Sorbonne, Paris, France
  • Master of Sciences and Technology, Angers University, France
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