Michel Jacob is regional head in the global Executive Committee and responsible for France, Belgium, Spain and Italy. He is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale Paris. After four years with Saint-Gobain (R&D, Glass Division), he moved to management consulting and held the position of vice president at a major US consulting firm. He has been in management consulting for 22 years. Michel Jacob joined our company in 2001. He works with major industry clients and has wide-ranging experience in many sectors, especially in industrial products and materials (chemicals, paper, metallurgy, building materials) and in projects for improving operational performance (purchasing, manufacturing, supply chain and organizational efficiency).