Greg Poux-Guillaume

Member of the Board of Directors


Grégoire (Greg) Poux-Guillaume is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management of AkzoNobel, a position he has held since November 2022. Before joining AkzoNobel, Greg was the Chief Executive Officer of Sulzer Ltd. from 2015 to 2022. Prior to this he worked with and had been named CEO of GE Grid Solutions upon GE’s takeover of Alstom’s energy businesses.

Previously, he was a member of the board of directors of Delachaux SA (2012 to 2018). From 2011 to 2015, he was Executive Vice President of Alstom Group (member of the executive committee) and served as President and CEO of Alstom Grid. From 2009 to 2011, he was a Senior Managing Director at CVC Capital Partners. Prior to this, he held various positions with Alstom Group (2003 – 2008), in technology venture capital with Softbank and in consulting with McKinsey & Company. Grégoire Poux-Guillaume started his career in Exploration and Production with Total (1993 – 1997).


Greg Poux-Guillaume holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, USA and a Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering from the Ecole Centrale Paris, France.