Reims (Champagne, France)



Spoken languages:

French, english, a little bit italian and spanish

1993: first experiences in cylinder filling in France


1995: join AL in France (Microsystemes, Teleflo) then 4 years in charge of On Site operations (startup, maintenance..) in Southern Africa


1999: back to France as Product manager then sales in Vitry On Site Centre (E&C)


2002: Director Marketing & Sales for AL Indonesia (LI, IM), then Operations Control & Global Functions for SE Asia cluster (includes BOC JVs, India,n French DOM TOM,..) + governance of SOAEO (ex Paris listed AL affiliate)


2008-2012: Managing director AL Vietnam


2012 - 2016: Vice President Group Operations Control in Paris HQ & Comex secretary. Polaris & Neos steer co. VP Cluster SW Europe since March 1st 2016.

outdoors sports





“Lead by example in new ways of working, encourage change & innovation for profitable growth, forster bridges & cross sharing between countries, entities, functions, WBLs... to create sense of new teamwork, unlock ideas... Make SW Europe a key contributor a to Air Liquide Neos 2020 in all domains, aim at excellence and leadership. Create sense of new way teamwork to make everyone in the cluster proud to be part of it.”


Nicolas Poirot

Cluster VP