Mr. Philippe Varin is a Chairman at SUEZ SA, an Independent Director at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, a Chairman at Fondation Georges Besse, a Chairman at France Industrie SAS and a Chairman & President at Le Cercle de l'Industrie.
He is on the Board of Directors at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, Positive Planet International and Le Conseil National De L'Industrie. Mr. Varin was previously employed as a Chairman by Orano SA, a Chairman by Areva SA, a President by European Automobile Manufacturers Association, a Chairman by Peugeot Citroën Automobiles SA, a Chairman-Management Board by Peugeot SA, a Chairman by Fondation PSA Peugeot Citroën, an Independent Non-Executive Director by BG Group Plc, a President by European Confederation of Iron & Steel Industries, a Chief Executive Officer by Corus Group Ltd., a Director General by Aluminium Dunkerque SA, a Group Financial Controller by American National Can Group, Inc., a Chief Executive Officer by Corus Engineering Steels, Inc., a Chairman by Peugeot Citroen Moteurs SA, and a Chief Operating Officer by Thomas Steel Strip Corp.
He also served on the board at Électricité de France SA, Faurecia SA, Banque PSA Finance SA, GEFCO SA, PCMA Holding BV, Tata Steel Ltd., Pechiney SA and Saint-Gobain Produits Pour La Construction SAS.
He received his undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique and an undergraduate degree from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris.