Catherine AthenesVice President Group Sustainability and Public Affairs Europe, Constellium
Catherine Athènes has nearly 30 years’ international experience in corporate strategy, marketing, sales and sustainability. Having started her career as a strategy consultant, she spent nine years at Pechiney, the major French aluminium and packaging company which was then bought by Alcan. After a period in the medical paper business, she joined Constellium in 2011 as the Marketing Director for its biggest business unit, Packaging & Automotive Rolled Products. Having led the Group sustainability programe, she is since 2018 Catherine is both in charge of driving the company-wide sustainability strategy in close relationships with business units and plants, and of the Public Affairs European agenda. Catherine chairs the Trade Committee of European Aluminium and is the vice chair of its sustainability committee. Catherine is a graduate of the French business school HEC Paris. Constellium (NYSE and Euronext: CSTM) is a global sector leader that develops innovative, value-added aluminium products for a broad scope of markets and applications, including aerospace, automotive and packaging. Constellium employs 12000 people in 26 plants around the world and generated €5.2 billion of revenue in 2018.