Gregoire Poux-Guillaume (born 1970, France) was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sulzer in 2015. He joined from General Electric, where he had been named CEO of GE Grid Solutions upon the closing of GE’s takeover of Alstom’s energy businesses. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Alstom Group, member of the Executive Committee and served as President and CEO of Alstom Grid (2011 – 2015). From 2009 to 2011, he was a Senior Managing Director at CVC Capital Partners. Prior to this, he held various positions with Alstom Group (2003 – 2008), in technology venture capital with Softbank and in consulting with McKinsey & Company. Gregoire started his career in Exploration and Production with Total (1993 – 1997).

Educational background

  • MBA, Harvard Business School, USA
  • Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Centrale Paris, France
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