Patrice Barthelmes has been named president and CEO of Unipex Group, succeeding Charles Boulanger. Before joining the Unipex Group, Barthelmes was president of Eliokem, an international specialty chemicals group.
Barthelmes started his career at Air Liquide in 1983, followed by experience at Sanofi and SKW Trostsberg group, where he was in charge of the flavor and fruit systems division. In 1999, he joined the Rohm & Haas/Dow Chemical group, where he served as VP of the group and president of the European region.
Barthelmes earned both a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and a master's degree in environmental science from INSA University.