Constellium Announces the Creation of its International Scientific Council
New York, 19 July, 2013 – Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) today announced the creation of its International Scientific Council. The Council’s mandate is to nurture and broaden Constellium’s global scientific vision and perspective on relevant emerging domains, key drivers, and technological trends related to its strategic activities.
The Scientific Council plans to deliver high level advisory support and recommendations to Constellium on its R&D competencies, innovation approach, critical R&D collaborations worldwide, and enrichment of its scientific network.
The International Scientific Council consists of the following six academic members:
Prof. Francesco Stellacci, Constellium Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL, Switzerland) attended the inaugural meeting held in Paris, France, during which Prof. Dr Ing. Heinz Voggenreiter has been named Chairman of the International Scientific Council.
“The International Scientific Council’s advisory input will further strengthen our technical leadership and innovation performance, which are critical for Constellium’s future growth, especially in our strategic aerospace, automotive and rigid packaging markets”, commented Pierre Vareille, Chief Executive Officer of Constellium.
“We believe that broadening our research and technology skills and our international scientific network in aluminium–based materials, emerging technologies and processes, will add value to our product offering and benefit our customers over the long-term”, added Christophe Villemin, Constellium’s Aerospace and Transportation Business Unit President and Group Head of Research and Technology.
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