Speakers

Jean-Claude Lasserre

CEO Africa, Saint-Gobain & Chairman, French Trade advisors in SA (CCE)

Jean-Claude Lasserre has been CEO Africa, Saint-Gobain since 2018, overlooking operations in 12 countries with 18 manufacturing facilities within the continent. He has been working at Saint-Gobain for 25 years holding different positions from Business Development to General Management in 7 countries across Asia, Europe, South America and Africa. Jean-Claude Lasserre has spent 10 years working in Africa (Ivory Coast then South Africa) and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration & Postgraduate degree in Quantitative Marketing Saint-Gobain is a worldwide leader in Building Materials, present industrially in 70 countries with 167,000 employees, a Turnover of 40B€ and more than 350 years of history.