Two new members join Plastic Omnium’s Executive Committee

Plastic Omnium announces the appointment of two new members to its Executive Committee.

– Kathleen Wantz-O’Rourke was appointed to the Executive Committee on June 1st as Executive Vice-President, Group Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer. Kathleen, who is a dual French-Australian citizen, was formerly Group Executive Director Financial & Legal at Keolis.
A graduate of Paris-Dauphine University and Duke University (Advanced Management Program) in the USA, she also has a Masters II degree from the Institut de Haute Finance in Paris. Kathleen began her career in 1984 at Siemens where she held various positions, including in finance and business administration, working in Germany, Australia, France, Belgium and Luxembourg. In 2008, she was appointed Managing Director Finance & Business Administration Siemens France, and CFO South-West Europe for its Energy division. She joined ENGIE in 2012 as Director Action Plan and Group Performance. In 2016 she joined Akka-Technologies as Group Senior Vice-President Operations & Performance.

– Alexandre Corjon was also appointed to the Executive Committee on June 1st as Group Executive Vice-President for Innovation.
A graduate of ISAE Poitiers with a PhD from SupAero, Alexandre spent many years in the aeronautics and space industry, primarily with Airbus, before moving to the automotive industry. He created and led the Electric, Electronic and Systems division at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, splitting his time between France and Japan from 2014 to 2020. During this period he also developed the Alliance’s roadmap for connected and autonomous vehicles, setting up the Alliance Software Center and the Renault Software Lab. Before joining Plastic Omnium, he was a Digital Operations Partner with PwC France. As Group Executive Vice-President Innovation, Alexandre will lead the Plastic Omnium’s innovation strategy and accelerate its leadership in sustainable and connected mobility, working with a highly diverse customer base.

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