Armand Sohet joined the Executive Committee as Chief Human Resources Officer in 2016 and was appointed Chief Sustainability Officer in 2021. He was Human Resources Senior Executive Leader of GE Grid Solutions from 2015 to 2016. Before, he was Head of Human Resources at Alstom Grid (2011 – 2015). From 2010 to 2011, he served as Group Vice President of Constellium. From 2007 to 2010, he led Human Resources for Thales Defence & Security C4I Systems. He previously held various positions at Novartis in Switzerland and in France, including Head of Human Resources of the Ophtha business unit, Basel, Switzerland (2006 – 2007), Head of Human Resources of Western and Central Europe, Basel (2004 – 2006), Head of Human Resources of Novartis France (2000 – 2004), and Human Resources Manager of Field Forces and Marketing at Novartis Pharma France (1998 – 2000). Armand Sohet started his career at Peugeot PSA, where he served in various managerial positions in the field of Human Resources (1989 – 1998).
- Diploma in Mathematics and Sociology from Besançon University, France
- Graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques Paris, France