Pierre-André de Chalendar is a French businessperson who has been at the helm of 5 different companies. Currently, he holds the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Saint-Gobain Ecophon AB and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain Abrasives Ltd. (both are subsidiaries of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA).
He is also on the board of BNP Paribas SA, Le Cercle de l'Industrie and GIE SGPM Recherche.
In the past Mr. De Chalendar was Chairman for Verallia Packaging SASU and Chairman of Entreprises pour l'Environnement.
He received an undergraduate degree from ESSEC Business School and an undergraduate degree from Ecole Nationale d'Administration.