Patrick Kron

Patrick Kron

Patrick Kron, non-executive member.


Graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and the Paris Ecole des Mines, Patrick Kron started his career in 1976 in the French Ministry of Industry.

He then joined the Pechiney group where he became a Member of its Executive Committee and held senior managerial positions.

In 1998, Patrick Kron was named Chief Executive Officer of Imerys.

He became in 2003 Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Alstom and left the company in January 2016 after the sale of its Energy assets to General Electric and an associated shares buy-back.

He created a consulting company PKC&I and in November 2016, he joined Truffle Capital, a capital firm specialized in BioMedTech and Digital, as Chairman of this firm.

Patrick Kron is Chairman of the Board of Imerys since July 2019. He is also a Board Member of Sanofi (France) and of LafargeHolcim (Switzerland), and sits in the Supervisory Board of Segula Technologies.

Patrick Kron has been awarded the « Légion d’Honneur » (Chevalier) and the « Ordre National du Mérite » (Officier).