Jean-Pierre Michel

Chief Operating Officer

Born on 17 May 1955, in Castelsarrasin (France)
Engineering: Ecole polytechnique
Business Administration: Institut Français de Gestion


Career

Joined Vallourec in 1978
Methods engineer, then production and operations, Louvroil (production of fittings for welding)

1985-1987
Tubes unit manager, Aulnoye

1987-1990
Operating manager, Aulnoye

1990-1994
Plant manager, Aulnoye threaded tubes plant

1994-1995
Industrial policy manager, Tubular Industries Scotland Ltd

1995-1997
R&D and technical sales promotion manager, OCTG

1997-2000
R&D and technical sales promotion manager, OCTG Division, V & M TUBES

2000-2001
Sales manager, OCTG Division, V & M TUBES

2001
Chairman, OCTG Division, V & M TUBES

Current positions in the Vallourec Group

Member of the Management Board of Vallourec since April 2006
Chief Operating Officer of Vallourec since February 2009