Most recently serving as president of Europe and Africa for Birla Carbon (a $2 billion subsidiary of Aditya Birla Group), Grégoire’s career has included a variety of general management, business development and operational roles for some of the world’s most recognizable plastics and chemicals companies. He began his career with DuPont, where he spent 12 years progressing through various disciplines such as sales, engineering, production supervision, product management, country leadership and industrial marketing. In 2004, Mr. Grégoire joined GE Plastics as GM of Western Europe.
Following SABIC’s acquisition of GE Plastics, Grégoire relocated to Saudi Arabia and led the GE Plastics integration. In 2008, he joined United Technologies Corporation and moved to Finland as managing director of Marioff, a global leader in the development of water mist fire protection technologies.