Yann Lissillour Appointed CEO of Safic-Alcan

31.03.2022 - Martial Lecat and Philippe Combette will cease their functions within the Safic-Alcan Executive Committee on Apr. 1, 2022. At the same time, Combette, current Chairman of Safic-Alcan, will hand over the presidency of the group to Yann Lissillour. Lectat and Combette joined Safic-Alcan in June and October 1988 respectively.

Lecat will continue to chair the group's Supervisory Board and Philippe Combette will also remain a member of the Supervisory Board.

The company said that under the leadership of Lecat and Combette, Safic-Alcan has become a European leader in the distribution of specialty raw materials for the formulation industry. It has undergone a profound transformation, which began in the 1990s with a broad diversification of its distribution markets and an internationalization of its activities, both through organic and external growth.

Lissillour joined Safic-Alcan in 2000 and has held various commercial and managerial positions within the group. He has been in charge of acquisitions since 2016 and was appointed COO in November 2021.