Fournier Joins CCMP as Executive Advisor

CCMP Capital Advisors said Wednesday that Dominique Fournier will become executive advisor to its U.K. affiliate. Fournier will work on industrial investment opportunities for CCMP in Europe and the U.S. Fournier was most recently CEO of Infineum International.


CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC today announced that Dominique Fournier has agreed to become an Executive Advisor to its U.K. affiliate, CCMP Capital Advisors (UK), LLP.  Mr. Fournier will work with CCMP on new industrial investment opportunities in Europe and the United States.

Mr. Fournier has more than 35 years of leadership and international operating experience in the chemical industry, most recently serving as CEO of Infineum International Limited (UK), a world-class formulator, manufacturer and marketer of lubricant and fuel additives.  Prior to this, Mr. Fournier spent over 28 years at ExxonMobil, where he held multiple senior leadership positions, including AIB Vice President of ExxonMobil Chemical.

“We are pleased to welcome Dominique as an Executive Advisor here in Europe.  We believe there are significant opportunities in the European and U.S. industrials and chemicals sectors.  Dominique’s broad international experience, commitment to operational excellence, and deep industry insights will be a valuable asset in pursuing these opportunities,” commented Bob McGuire, co-head of CCMP’s industrials group.

“I am excited to partner with CCMP, a firm with a strong history of investing in the industrials and chemical sectors,” commented Mr. Fournier.  “I look forward to helping the firm identify prospective investments in the field and to contributing to the firm’s success.”

Mr. Fournier served as CEO of Infineum International Limited (UK) from 2005 to 2011. Prior to joining Infineum International, Mr. Fournier held various positions of increasing seniority at ExxonMobil, most recently serving as AIB Vice President of ExxonMobil Chemical from 1998 to 2004, where he initiated and led the group’s reorganization from regional to global.   From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Fournier was Managing Director of Exxon Chemical France, where he oversaw approximately 1200 people and a large petrochemical complex.  Mr. Fournier has also held positions at ExxonMobil in Belgium as a Vistalon General Manager for Exxon Chemical Europe, Fluids Marketing Manager at Exxon Chemical Europe, and as an IT Project Executive at Exxon Chemical Europe.

Mr. Fournier currently serves on the board of Yule Cato plc and was a Member of the British Chemical Industry Association Council until the end of 2011, having served on its Executive Committee since 2007.  In addition, Mr. Fournier also served as Chairman of the Chemical Management Steering Group and served as a member of the UIC (French Industry Chemical Association) from 1996 to 1998.  Mr. Fournier holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from l’Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France.

About CCMP Capital
CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, is a leading private equity firm specializing in upper-middle market buyouts and growth equity investments of $100 million to $500 million in the U.S. and Europe. With offices in New York, Houston and London, CCMP Capital focuses on four primary industries: Consumer, Industrial, Energy and Healthcare.  Selected investments under management include: ARAMARK Corporation, Chaparral Energy, Edwards Group, Francesca’s Collections, Generac Power Systems, Infogroup, Jetro Holdings, LHP Hospital Group and Warner Chilcott.

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