Mr. Labroue holds post graduate law degrees from the University of Paris X Nanterre, completed the ESSEC-IMD business school program and obtained a LL.M. degree from Widener University, Delaware Law School. He began his career in 1988 with Jeantet & Associés law firm in Paris. In 1989, he joined Rhône-Poulenc Chimie’s legal department where he became involved in M&A. In 1993, he moved to the American Rhône-Poulenc Rorer’s headquarters in Collegeville, PA. Back in France in 1996 he took the position of Vice President & General Counsel, Europe and International of Rhône-Poulenc Rorer. In 1999, he was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Aventis Pharma SA. In 2004, he joined Rhodia to take the position of Group General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, first supervising the Legal function and later also Mergers & Acquisitions and Public Affairs. He was Group General Counsel of Solvay and Head of Legal and Compliance in between 2012 and 2016. Mr. Jean-Pierre Labroue was appointed to the Board of SCR-Sibelco in December 2017. He exercises his current mandate as a permanent representative of Calavon Finance SAS.