Jean Sentenac was named Axens President and Chief Executive Officer in 2002. Since then he has guided the development of Axens as leading supplier to clients in the hydrocarbon processing industries providing reliable and effective technologies, products and services. Among Axens’ and Jean Sentenac’s top priorities are ensuring client trust and satisfaction, advancing employee development and technical expertise while continuing to uphold safety in operations and respect for the environment. Prior to this, Mr. Sentenac was Deputy CEO at Axens and Deputy Executive Director of IFP’s Industrial Division. He began his career in engineering and construction with Air Liquide in Spain and Italy followed by ten years of experience in the chemical industry with Rhone-Poulenc and Rhodia in the management of business units in the fields of Life Science and Aroma Organic Chemicals. Jean Sentenac graduated from “France’s Ecole Polytechnique” and holds a post-graduate engineering degree from the “IFP School”.