Plastic Omnium has appointed David Meneses as EVP Sustainability and member of the executive committee.

Meneses will primarily be responsible for establishing the Group’s carbon neutrality policy and incorporating circular economy considerations into solutions offered to OEMs.

From 2017, Meneses was Group VP Sustainability at Air Liquide, where he helped structure CSR initiatives with a focus on developing the organisation’s first climate goals.

At Air Liquide, he held positions of responsibility in R&D, business development, sales and marketing, operational management and strategic planning in France and Japan. He was then appointed CEO of the industrial gas business in the US after overseeing Air Liquide’s operations in Central America.

Meneses graduated from ESPCI Paris engineering school (Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles) and holds a Master’s degree in Process Engineering from Paris University.