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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2011-05-06

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO and Chairman of RHODIA

Markus Karlsson talks to Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, the Chief Executive of the French chemicals company Rhodia. It recently accepted a 3.4 billion euro takeover offer from the Belgian competitor Solvay.

If they get the green light from regulators, Rhodia will soon be snapped up. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu will be serving as deputy CEO of the combined firm, and he's been tapped to take over completely, when Solvay's current Chief Executive steps down.
 

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