Olivier de Clermont Tonnerre

Board member (representing major shareholder)

Olivier de Clermont Tonnerre has been a board member since 2011.

Olivier de Clermont Tonnerre (18 July 1951) has since January 2011 held the position as chief strategic and as corporate development officer at National China Bluestar Corp., in addition to executive strategic adviser at Elkem Silicones Service France. ¨


He is a member of the board of directors of China National Bluestar Corp. (since 2007), Bluestar Elkem Luxembourg (since 2007), Elkem (since 2011), REC Solar (since 2015) and Syngenta (since 2017).

Olivier de Clermont Tonnerre has extensive professional experience from the Rhone-Poulenc group and Rhodia group in which he held several executive positions for worldwide SBU’s such as Surfactants, Food Additives and then Silicones-SilicaRare Earth based in France and in the USA.

He was a member of Rhodia executive committee, chief executive officer of Silicones-Silica- rare earth and also supervising the Rhodia group sales & marketing excellence program, before he joined the Bluestar group in 2007 after the acquisition of the Rhodia silicones business by Bluestar.

Olivier de Clermont Tonnerre was then appointed as chief executive officer of Bluestar Silicones until 2010. Mr. de Clermont Tonnerre holds a degree in chemical engineering from Toulouse Institut Polytechniques (France), a Master in Economics from Paris- Nanterre University (France) and an MBA from INSEAD (France). Mr. de Clermont Tonnerre is a French citizen and resides in France.

Olivier de-Clermont Tonnerre holds 15,517 shares in Elkem ASA.