Gilles Auffret is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Azulis and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Terreal. He held various management and executive positions within the Pechiney group between 1982 and 1999 and then within Solvay Rhodia from 2001 to 2013. Prior to that he was an auditor at the Cour des Comptes between 1975 and 1978, and chargé de mission within the French Ministry of Trade and Industry between 1978 and 1982. Gilles Auffret is a graduate of École Polytechnique, IEP, École Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Économique, and ENA.