Alain Bouruet-Aubertot, a US-based finance and materials executive, was chief executive and managing director of Minteq International, a leading global wholly-owned ceramic materials subsidiary company of NYSE-listed Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX). He grew Minteq International to annual revenues of US$400m, whilst being directly responsible for 1300 employees and 20 manufacturing plants. Previous to Minteq, Mr Bouruet-Aubertot was the corporate senior vice president & president of the Gypsum Division of Lafarge North America, a US-based publicly-traded
construction materials and building products company. Under his leadership, the gypsum division grew over a 5-year period, from inception, to a US$500 million asset base business. Earlier in his career, Mr Bouruet-Aubertot worked for Rhone Poulenc S.A., a global France-based chemicals company, where he held senior management positions of increasing responsibility in Europe and the US.
He also worked with private equity investors on deal flow analysis and due diligence activities, and has held executive and board director roles at portfolio companies including as president and chief executive of CCSM Materials, a venture capital backed ceramic materials company. Mr Bouruet-Aubertot holds a Master of Science in petroleum economics from the French Petroleum Institute (ENSPM) and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the National Chemical Engineering Institute in Paris (ENSCP).