Bluestar Silicones: New General Manager of the Silicones Division
Pascal Chalvon-Demersay has been named General Manager of Bluestar Silicones International (BSI), Lyon, France, within Bluestar’s Silicones Division. In this role, he will have operational responsibility for BSI activities throughout the world. Core silicone intermediates activities based in China and current investment projects will continue to be managed by the Silicones Division. Pascal Chalvon-Demersay is a member of the Silicones Division General Management Team.
A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique Paris and ENSTA, Pascal Chalvon-Demersay started his career with Rhone Poulenc as a Production Engineer (September 1990 to 1997). He then became Strategy Director for Rhodia Polyamide Intermediates. In 2002, he became Rhodia Polyamide Intermediates’ General Manager in Latin America. He was one of the leading figures in the setting up of carbon credits trading for Rhodia Energie as Director for Natural Gas Purchasing and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. In 2005, Pascal Chalvon-Demersay conducted the partnership negotiations with BlueStar on behalf of Rhodia, which resulted in Rhodia selling its silicones business in February 2007. Since that time, he has been General Manager of Bluestar Silicones International Asia and Vice-President of Bluestar Silicones.
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