The Société de Chimie Industrielle will award the 2019 International Palladium Medal to FMC Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pierre Brondeau for his contributions to the chemical industry and his leadership in enhancing the international aims and objectives of the Société de Chimie Industrielle. He will receive the award at a dinner in his honor on May 22, 2019, in New York City.
Brondeau joined FMC in 2010 as President and Chief Executive Officer and was named Chairman of the board later that year. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow Advanced Materials, a division of The Dow Chemical Company. Prior to Dow, Brondeau was President and Chief Operating Officer of Rohm and Haas Company, which was acquired by Dow Chemical in 2009. Brondeau serves as Chairman of the board of directors for Livent Corporation. He is also a member of the board of directors for TE Connectivity and the American Chemistry Council. Additionally, he serves on the board of trustees of The Franklin Institute.
The Société de Chimie, founded in 1918 in New York, is a dynamic and visionary industry organization committed to inspiring interest and knowledge sharing in the Chemical and Life Science Industries through scholarships, mentorships, networking, advanced learning, and the recognition of distinguished leaders.