Jean-Jérôme Semat has been President of Alfa Laval France and North & West Africa since 2017. A graduate of IAE and Grenoble University, Jean-Jérôme Semat held sales and marketing management positions for major industrial companies in the HVAC industry before joining the Alfa Laval Group in 2011. There, he held a number of sales and marketing positions, before taking over as head of the Energy Division and global business management in Africa.
Founded in Sweden 140 years ago, Alfa Laval invented the first centrifugal separator, a revolution in dairy processing at the time. Today, Alfa Laval is a world leader in 3 key technological fields: heat exchange, separation and fluid transfer. Distributed in over 100 countries, it draws on 4,000 patents to propose and develop cutting-edge technological solutions essential to the fields of energy, the environment, health, agri-food and marine transport. Alfa Laval’s innovations are dedicated to the purification, refining and reuse of materials, promoting a more responsible use of natural resources. They help increase energy efficiency and heat recovery, improve water treatment and reduce emissions.
As a global player in the decarbonization of industries, Alfa Laval aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 and puts its expertise at the service of its customers to support them in their transition. An ambition translated through 3 pillars – innovation, performance, environment – inscribed at the heart of the Group’s DNA and its CSR program: Advancing better™.
In France, the Group is headquartered in Saint-Priest, with around 900 employees and 4 production sites. Its sales and service offer extends, in addition to France, to 24 countries in North and West Africa.
Alfa Laval employs 20,300 people worldwide. In 2022, annual sales will amount to SEK 52.1 billion (approx. €4.9 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.