Luc Willame to head the worldwide flat glass activities of Asahi Glass

Luc Willame has left his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Glaverbel Group to head the worldwide flat glass* operations of Asahi Glass, the majority shareholder in Glaverbel and the world's leading glassmaker.

In this capacity, he has also been appointed Senior Executive Vice President of the Asahi Glass group.

Luc Willame joined Glaverbel in November 1982, subsequently holding various posts including Admin. & Finance Director and member of the Executive Committee, where he helped to define and implement the Group's development strategy. In September 1989 he was appointed CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee. Under his direction, the Group redeployed its industrial activities to become the only Western glassmaker with a presence throughout greater Europe, from Spain to Russia.

Luc Willame is replaced at the head of the Glaverbel Group by Arthur Ulens, who until now has headed its Building division.

* The glassmaking activities of Asahi Glass are organised into two worldwide in-house companies, namely the Flat Glass Company, with a turnover of around EUR 3.6 billion, and the Automotive Glass Company, with a turnover of around EUR 2 billion.

600450 Luc Willame to head the worldwide flat glass activities of Asahi Glass
Date: 19 June 2002
Source: Glaverbel

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