Mr. Benoît Potier is a Chairman at European Round Table of Industrialists, a Chairman at Fondation d'entreprise Air Liquide, a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Air Liquide International SA, a Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Air Liquide International Corp., an Independent Director at Danone SA, a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Air Liquide SA, a Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Air Liquide Italia SpA, a Member at Observatoire Des Actionnaires D’Avenir and a Member-French Board at INSEAD.
He is on the Board of Directors at Siemens AG, Danone SA, Air Liquide Foundation, American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., Association Française des Entreprises Privées, Association Nationale des Sociétés par Actions, CentraleSupélec and École Centrale Paris. Mr. Potier was previously employed as a Vice President by Etudes et Realisations de Travaux, an Independent Member-Supervisory Board by Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin SCA, a Chairman by Air Liquide Tunisie SA, a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Air Liquide Advanced Technologies SA, and a Member by Trilateral Commission European Group.
He also served on the board at Fabrique de Lindustrie and Le Cercle de l'Industrie.
He received his undergraduate degree from École Centrale Paris.